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

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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.
Jean-François Pillou

Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
Better known as Jeff, Jean-François Pillou is the founder of CommentCaMarche.net. He is also CEO of CCM Benchmark and digital director at the Figaro Group.

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