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Windows 10 users can log in and use the operating system by using a traditional user account or . Some features are only available to the users who log in using a account like Sync but almost all other features are at the disposal of those who use the user account.

Windows 10 can be easily used without using a Microsoft account however tries its best to encourage its user to create and use a Microsoft account for better experience.  However creating a local user account is not a hard job. If you don’t want to use a Microsoft account you can easily make a local user account.

If you don’t want to use a Microsoft account to sign into you can create a local user account and use that account to sign in and use Windows 10.

Create a new local user account in Windows 10

Step 1: Go to settings on the left side of the start menu or press Windows logo + R key.

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Step 2: Go to Accounts.

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Step 3: Go to Family and other users.

Step 4: Now click on add someone else to this PC option.

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Step 5: Now you will see a “How will this person sign in?” screen, click on “I don’t have this person’s sign-in information”.

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Step 6: Now to create a local user account, on bottom of the dialogue there will be a click “Add a user without a Microsoft account”.

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Step 7: Here enter a username, enter a password, re-enter the password and add a hint for you to remember your password later on. If you want to leave your account unprotected then leave the password space black.

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Now click the next button and your account has now been made.

Step 8: Now in order to sign in to the new account, right-click on the start button, click shut down or sign out option to go to the .

Now log-in using your new username and password and start using your new account.

 

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