Windows 8.1 - How to switch to a local account

September 2016


Windows 8.1 - How to switch to a local account


You can change the way you sign-in to Windows 8.1, by switching to a local account (instead of using your Microsoft account):
  • Open the Charm Bar, (Windows + C).
  • Click on "Settings".
  • Click on "Change PC settings".
  • Click on "Accounts".

In the "My Account", click on Disconnect:
  • Enter your current password:

  • Enter a Username and password.


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