Windows 10: OneDrive and local account Solved


  1. Posts : 4,999
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.138
       20 Sep 2015 #1

    OneDrive and local account


    Can OneDrive be used with a local account? I Know I would have to login with a MS account but can this be done from a local account?
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  2. Posts : 680
    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 (laptop), W10Pro (tablet)
       20 Sep 2015 #2

    I'm using OneDrive with a local account on my Win 10 machines. Win 8.1 required you to switch to a MS account to use OneDrive but Win 10 seems to have removed that restriction.
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  3.    20 Sep 2015 #3

    8.1 doesn't necessarily require a MS account. I use a domain account, and then have my ms account setup under my domain account.
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  4. Posts : 4,999
    Windows 10 Pro X64 15063.138
    Thread Starter
       20 Sep 2015 #4

    Tried it and it works, Thanks.

    I didn't think it would as when I started it I got a page that said I needed to sign in with my MS account. I was not sure what would happen but signed in and voilla`, OneDrive was setup and working under my local account.

    I disabled all Syncing for now as I want to keep this computer setup exactly as it is.

    Again, thanks.
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