This guide will explain how to make the Windows 10 sign-in requirement optional, which will allow you to download apps from the Windows Store without a Microsoft account.
How To Install Windows Apps Without a Local Account
- Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System.
- Click on the Edit menu, followed by New > DWORD (32-bit) Value. Rename the new key as MSAOptional:
- Set the value of MSAOptional to 1. This will make your Microsoft accounts optional:
- Close the Registry Editor and restart your computer. Once your computer loads, open the Windows Store and search for your desired app. Skip the sign-up procedure and proceed directly to your download.
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