1. Joined : Feb 2014
    Scottsdale, AZ USA, 85254
    Posts : 315
    windows 10
       08 Jun 2015 #1

    download apps w/out microsoft account


    Like the title states; isnt there a way to download new apps without having to create a microsoft account?
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,363
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       08 Jun 2015 #2

    Hello Matt,

    I'm afraid not. The Store requires you to sign in to it with a Microsoft account to be able to download and install apps from.

    If you like, you can still sign in to Windows with a local account, and only be signed in to the Store with a Microsoft account to download and install your apps.

    Store - Sign in with Different Account in Windows 10
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  3. Joined : Feb 2014
    Scottsdale, AZ USA, 85254
    Posts : 315
    windows 10
       09 Jun 2015 #3

    Actually brinkl; I seemed to have solved this one on my own. It seems that once you get the local account settings the way you want them; then you setup the microsoft account for the apps, etc.; then you can click on sign into each app individually and that seemed to have made it for me so it didnt change my local account settings; but yet; I can still download apps now because i am still signed into my microsoft account as well; I just click on sign each app individually. Not sure if you knew this info; but if you didnt before; you do now Shawn.
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    Posts : 17,363
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 15007
       09 Jun 2015 #4

    Yep, that's what was in the tutorial. Glad you got it sorted.
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