Windows 10: Local Account and Store Access Solved

  1.    24 Oct 2014 #1

    Local Account and Store Access


    I'm trying to use a local account and access my Store account (a Microsoft account) while signed into that local account. I presume I solved this with Windows 8/8.1 because that's what I have going. Can someone refresh my memory? I'm going to write the process down this time!
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  2. Posts : 20,887
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       24 Oct 2014 #2

    Hello PJLLB,

    Using step 5 in the tutorial below should work for you to sign in to the Store with your Microsoft account while staying signed in to Windows with your local account.

    Windows Store - Sign in with Different Microsoft Account in Windows 8
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  3.    25 Oct 2014 #3

    Brink, you're a wizard. Thank you. I documented the steps this time so I can use them again and not have to bother you on this particular process again.
    Last edited by PJLLB; 25 Oct 2014 at 16:55.
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  4. Posts : 20,887
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       25 Oct 2014 #4

    You're most welcome, but it's never any bother.
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  5. Posts : 4,357
    Win 10 Pro x64
       26 Oct 2014 #5

    Hi @Brink, I followed the tut on the link above but something has changed with Win 10. Since Charms Bar is just an optional feature for Win 10, here's how to Sign-in to Windows Store on Win 10.

    Open Store then :



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  6. Posts : 20,887
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16199
       26 Oct 2014 #6

    badrobot said: View Post
    Hi @Brink, I followed the tut on the link above but something has changed with Win 10. Since Charms Bar is just an optional feature for Win 10, here's how to Sign-in to Windows Store on Win 10.

    Open Store then :



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    Thank you. I've updated the tutorial to include this option as well.
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