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Login with LOCAL account instead of MS account

By jobeard
Oct 8, 2017
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  1. If you prefer to use a local account, you can remove the connection to a Microsoft account any time. Here's how:

    1. Open Settings > Accounts and click Your info.
    2. After confirming that the account is set up to use a Microsoft account, click Sign in with a local account instead.
    3. Enter the password for your Microsoft account to confirm that you're authorized to make the change, and then click Next.
    4. On the Switch To A Local Account page, enter your new local user name and password, along with a password hint, as shown here.
    5. Click Next to sign out from the Microsoft account and sign back in using your new local account.
    This change doesn't affect any files or installed Windows desktop programs.


    If you've set up any apps from the Windows Store, you'll need to sign in again. You can continue to use any Microsoft cloud services as well; you'll just need to sign in individually.
     

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