Your account

This section contains what you need to know about managing your Shopify account as the account owner.

The account owner refers to the person whose email and contact information was originally used to sign up for Shopify. The account owner has several permissions that other staff accounts don't. For example, the account owner can change billing information, create and manage staff accounts, or cancel or pause a store.

The account owner can choose a new account owner by assigning the role to another staff member.


If you are a staff member and you need to reset your password or to change your access permissions, then you will need to contact the store's account owner.

Logging in as the account owner

To perform the tasks in this section, you will have to log in to your Shopify admin with your account owner credentials.

To log in as the account owner:

  1. Go to your Shopify login page.

  2. Enter the email and password that you used to sign up for Shopify.

  3. Click Log in:

    Click log in

    You are now logged in as the account owner.

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