1.    08 Jun 2015 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2014
    Scottsdale, AZ USA, 85254
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    windows 10

    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.    08 Jun 2015 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

    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.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4...dows-10-a.html
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  3.    09 Jun 2015 #3
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    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.    09 Jun 2015 #4
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17046

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