Windows 8.1 - Disable password confirmation when purchasing apps on the Windows Store

September 2016


Windows 8.1 - Disable password confirmation when purchasing apps on the Windows Store


Windows Store will require your password (Microsoft account) each time you want to purchase an app. To disable this feature, follow the below procedure:
  • Open the Windows Store app
  • Press Windows + C to open the Charms bar.
  • Go to Settings > Your account.
  • Toggle the switch under "Always ask for your password when buying an app" to "No"
  • Enter your Microsoft account password to validate.

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