Windows 10: Sharing MS Store purchases with family

Discus and support Sharing MS Store purchases with family in Microsoft Windows 10 Store to solve the problem; I purchased a copy of Minecraft with my parent account and was told that it could be shared with family members on my PC however I don't see an option... Discussion in 'Microsoft Windows 10 Store' started by PatrickMulvehill, Jan 18, 2021.

  1. Sharing MS Store purchases with family


    I purchased a copy of Minecraft with my parent account and was told that it could be shared with family members on my PC however I don't see an option to install it on my child account when I login. Can you tell me how I can do this?

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    PatrickMulvehill, Jan 18, 2021
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  2. Mala_S Win User

    Can't find a purchased app on a family member log on

    Hello Lisa,

    Thank you for writing to Microsoft Community Forums.

    One of the many benefits of having a Microsoft account is a family group, which gives you access to family features and Settings. To share an application on a different account, kindly follow the steps listed below and check if it works:

    • Initially, sign in to the child’s account on the computer and login to Microsoft Store using the Microsoft account that was used to purchase the game.
    • After logging in to Store, under the Microsoft Account you will see the list of
      Purchased Apps which can be installed for the signed in user.
    • Open Settings and select Your Account, click on
      Sign out option which would return the Store Settings to revert to the user account.

    Additional Information: You may refer the article on
    Sharing Windows 10 Store Apps with your Family for further
    information.

    Regards,

    Mala S

    Microsoft Community - Moderator
     
    Mala_S, Jan 18, 2021
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  3. when will windows phone store can share purchase to family

    When can windows + windows phone store can share purchase to family?
     
    ChalanthornChanmathikornkul, Jan 18, 2021
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    Sharing purchases within family group

    Good day ! I am an independent adviser here to help you!

    You can probably share the app with your family member and that should in theory also share the purchase with them:

    https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/henrikn/2015/1...
     
    Zackary Vanosdol, Jan 18, 2021
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