Change Account Type in Windows 8.1 Preview

In this post we would see, how we change the Microsoft Account type to local account type in Windows 8.1 preview.

The default account type setting in Windows 8.1 preview is only with Microsoft Account.

Click on settings charm; this would bring up the following menu.

Select “PC Info” from the settings.

Then select your account and click on Disconnect.

The above image shows that; you need to provide your current password and proceed. Click Next.

You need to provide the user name and create a password for the local account. Such as following.

The following is the last step, after finishing above step, you need click on Sign out and Finish.

It would take few seconds to complete this.

You can also do this from the PC Settings menu.


Hope this post was useful.

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