Windows 10: use local account instead

Discus and support use local account instead in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; I recently signed in to my microsoft accunt on my notebook, and now I'm forced to login using my microsoft account which i don't want to. So I tried to... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by Player898817579, May 31, 2019.

  1. use local account instead


    I recently signed in to my microsoft accunt on my notebook, and now I'm forced to login using my microsoft account which i don't want to. So I tried to changing settings in user accounts to permit me login with my local account instead, but whenever i get to the ''current passwor'' field and I enter the password, there is an error saying ''the password is incorrect, try again'. I'm 10000% sure that is is the right password btu it doesn't work. even tried the old one to no avail. Please how do I switch to local account???

    :)
     
    Player898817579, May 31, 2019
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  2. Yaqub K Win User

    Local Account password changed to Online Account Password

    Hi,

    I suggest you to follow the steps on how to switch from Microsoft account to Local account:

    • Click on search in taskbar and type account.
    • Click on Accounts.
    • Now, under Your account, click on Sign in with Local account instead.
    • Enter your Microsoft account password for confirmation and then follow the screen instruction.
    • Enter User name credentials for your the Local account and click OK.
    • Now, login to Local account.
    Hope it helps.
     
    Yaqub K, May 31, 2019
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  3. Local account installation question


    I'm fairly certain that Skip this step was available in 10.0.130 - the workaround in Step 20 (back button) is no longer required.

    The currently known, as of 10.0.130, ways to create a Local account sign-in are
    • Skip this step at the MS account creation phase
    • No Internet connection during the install
    • static IP (post# 2 by Fragment) - New (to me anyway)
     
    Slartybart, May 31, 2019
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  4. use local account instead

    Windows 10 - Wrong Microsoft Account linked to local admin account - no Sign in with local account instead link available

    Thanks for the response. What I suggest you do is to switch to a local account and then switch back to your Microsoft account.

    Here's how:

    • Sign in using the Microsoft account.
    • Go to Settings.
    • Click Accounts.
    • Under Your email and accounts, click Sign in with a local account instead.
    • Type the password of the Microsoft account and click Next.
    • Under Switch to a local account, click Next.
    • Click Sign out and finish.

    Once you're done switching to a local account, you can now set your new Microsoft account to associate on your Windows 10 computer. Make sure to type in the correct email address you want to associate to your PC. Follow the steps provided above and click
    Sign in with a Microsoft account instead to set up your new account.

    Should you have further questions, let me know.
     
    Aileen Alf, May 31, 2019
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