Windows 10: Signing in with a Microsoft Account - Windows 10

Discus and support Signing in with a Microsoft Account - Windows 10 in Windows Hello & Lockscreen to solve the problem; When I try to switch from a local account to my Microsoft Account, I am unable to do so as it keeps stating the password is wrong. The password is... Discussion in 'Windows Hello & Lockscreen' started by donurs, Jan 5, 2019.

  1. donurs Win User

    Signing in with a Microsoft Account - Windows 10


    When I try to switch from a local account to my Microsoft Account, I am unable to do so as it keeps stating the password is wrong.

    The password is correct as I can sign in to every other Microsoft password protected service.

    The Microsoft Account Sign-in Assistant service starts and is running (Manual (Trigger Start)).

    Any suggestions?

    :)
     
    donurs, Jan 5, 2019
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  2. Ahhzz Win User

    Windows 10 Tweaks

    As you may already know, Windows 10 (as well as Windows 8) allow you to log in with a valid Microsoft account, instead of creating a local account that only works on your machine. However, you may prefer to keep a local account for privacy reasons. If you do, though, some Windows 10 features—like Cortana—may not work. Despite the default behavior, the Windows 10 Store is not one of them. You can still log in to your Microsoft account for just the Store without switching to a full Microsoft account. The process, however, is not terribly obvious. To do so, follow these steps:

    • Launch the Store from your Start menu.
    • Click the user icon next to the search box.
    • Click “Sign-in” from the menu that appears.
    • Choose “Microsoft account” and log in like normal.
    • When the “Make it yours” box appears do not enter your password. Instead, click “Sign in to just this app instead.”
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    Ahhzz, Jan 5, 2019
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  3. sign into microsoft account glitch

    Hi Micheal,

    Welcome to Microsoft Community.

    • Is this the only account on the computer?
    • Was this account upgraded from previous version of Windows?

    It looks like you are using a local account. I suggest you follow these steps:

    • Click on search in taskbar and type account.
    • Click on Accounts.
    • Now, under Your account, click on Sign in with Microsoft account instead.
    • Enter your Local account password for confirmation and then follow the screen instruction.
    • Enter User name credentials for your the new Microsoft account and click OK.

    Hope this helps.

    Regards
     
    Waseemulla S, Jan 5, 2019
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  4. Teokute Win User

    Signing in with a Microsoft Account - Windows 10

    Cannot sign in microsoft account.

    My device: Lumia 520. GDR2.
    I cannot sign in my Microsoft account on my device. It didnt say any error but Microsoft account is not listed in Email and account list. When I click add button, it will show microsoft account option but after press sign in, it is still not shown in email
    and account. Another problem is i cannot delete facebook account. Error code: 0x83cf1202. I have tried as suggested here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2475837/en-us#step0x83cf1202 but as my Microsoft account is not shown, I cannot do step 6. Signing in with a Microsoft Account - Windows 10 :(

    Any suggestion?
     
    Teokute, Jan 5, 2019
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