Magento 2 Guest to Customer – Meetanshi Extension Explained

Magento 2 Guest to Customer - Meetanshi Extension Explained

Magento 2 Guest to Customer automatically converts a guest to a registered customer after the checkout step.

Magento 2 store owners looking for ways to improve the user experience can use this piece of information:

The customer registration in the store improves the user experience in three ways:

  • better customer service on each order
  • improved on-site recommendations and merchandising
  • faster checkout on subsequent orders.

These were the benefits that customers’ can enjoy. Moving on to store owner’s advantages,

  • Leverage the maximum customer database for the marketing purpose.
  • Develop a loyal customer relationship which is definitely going to affect the sales positively!
  • Earn a review for the products that can be submitted by registered customers in the Magento 2 store.

In spite of these benefits, critics argue the potential pitfall, that the registration step in E-commerce results in losing the sales. It supersedes all the above advantages.

Here’s the catch!

Requiring registration need not hurt the sales. It depends on how the registration is implemented. And that’s the benefit of Meetanshi’s Magento 2 Guest to Customer extension for Magento 2 store owners.

The extension allows admin to automatically convert guest customers to registered customers after the checkout step is completed. Hence, a store owner can use a large customer database to enjoy its benefits and customers can altogether skip the tedious registration process and still enjoy the upgraded customer group benefits!

The Guest to Customer for Magento 2 is a feature-pack extension, guaranteed to improve the on-site experience and conversion rate!


Configure Magento 2 Guest to Customer Extension by Meetanshi:

Enable the extension from the backend to get started. Enable the option to auto convert the guests to customers. Select the customer group to be assigned for the auto-converted customers from the dropdown. Moreover, the Email ID used for the checkout can be used to assign the orders from the backend settings as shown here:

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With the help of the extension, the admin can notify the customers about the auto-converted customer group! Just enable the Email notifications for the customers. Also, select the Email sender and Email template from the backend as shown here:

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The extension offers “Manage Guests” backend grid. When the auto-conversion of the guest to customer setting is disabled, all the guests are listed in this grid. The grid facilitates the admin to convert all or the selected guests to the customers at once.


In the backend “Customers” grid, the auto-converted, as well as the customers from the “Manage Guests” grid, are listed.


The customers get notified via an Email after the account is automatically converted.


That’s how easy it is!

Also, you can refer the userguide for the installation and configuration steps.

Implement auto-conversion of the guest to a customer after the checkout is finished with Magento 2 Guest to Customer extension.


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Sanjay is a co-founder at Meetanshi. He is a Certified Magento Developer who loves creating Magento E-commerce solutions. Owing to his contributions in Magento Forums and posting solutions, he is among the top 50 contributors of the Magento community in 2019. When he is not engrossed with anything related to Magento, he loves to play cricket.

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