Windows 10: Share apps between users

  1.    2 Weeks Ago #1

    Share apps between users


    Hi
    I'm sorry if this has been asked before but I've had a bit of a look and can't find it. I got a win 10 pc for my son's for Christmas so they can do some light gaming and homework. They both have thier own login for the pc.

    My question is can I download an app/game from Windows app store once and give access to all users or does it needed to be downloaded separately for each user?

    Thanks for any help guys
    Cheers
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       2 Weeks Ago #2

    Hello Winchesterhilts, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    One option you could use to do this is to sign in to their account, sign in to the Store with your Microsoft account, and install any of your apps to their account. Be sure that you click on the Sign in to just this app instead link while signing in to their Store to prevent switching their user account for Windows to your Microsoft account.


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  3.    2 Weeks Ago #3

    Thanks brink I'll try giving this ago. So far they've only installed roblox the browser based game. This isn't to bad as it's free and small. I suppose the way you suggest will mean when I get minecraft I'll only have to pay once but all these apps/games they want will still be downloaded at least twice and therefore take up twice as much space.
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