In Microsoft Windows operating system, windows version 8 and 10 enable us to sign in our computer through the Microsoft accounts, and Windows 7, Windows XP, and windows vista do not enable us to sign in through Microsoft account. During setup process of Windows 8 and Windows 10, it encourages us to use a Microsoft Account instead of a local account and it will convince us very hard to sign in to a Microsoft account.
Because when we sign in our windows 10 through Microsoft account, it enables us to use a cloud service like One Drive and Office 365 Home. And if you use more than one Windows 10 PC then it enables the ability to sync settings between Windows 10 Microsoft signed in devices. But these facilities would not available when you will sign in your windows 10 PC through the local account. But there is one facility which is available in the local account only, that is creating a password reset disk to reset the windows password even during when the internet is not available.
In this article, we would learn about how to switch back to a local account from Microsoft account. Where we can create a password reset disk in the local account. And we would also learn about how to change the account type from local account to Microsoft account. Where we can sync our windows settings and data online over the internet and we can take benefit of cloud services provided by Microsoft Windows OS.
Step to remove Microsoft account connection:
Step 1: First, search for the Settings option in the search bar and click on it to open settings on your computer.
Step 2: Now, click on the Account option in settings and go to your info option on the left side and click on it.
Step 3: Now scroll down the page and click on “Sign in with a local account instead” link.
Step 4: Now, enter the password of your signed in Microsoft account to confirm the authority, and then click on Next.
Step 5: Now, here enter username and password along with a password hint and then click Next.
Step 6: At the last, click on the sign-out and finish and from here we successfully signed out from Microsoft account and now you can login using your local account password.
Step to sign in Microsoft Account on your Windows 10 computer:
Step 1: First, Go to Settings on your computer and open the Account option and then go to your info category in account window as shown above.
Step 2: Now, scroll down the page and click on “sign in with a Microsoft account instead” link.
Step 3: Now put your Microsoft account Email address and click on Next.
Step 4: Then enter your Microsoft account password here and click Next.
Step 5: Now enter your Computer login pin to verify that it’s you and click Next.
Now you have successfully signed in to your Microsoft account. And now take advantage of Microsoft cloud services like One Drive and Office 365 by signing in them.
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