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Previously we have seen link your to , we also discussed what is digital license and how to link your digital license to your account so that you can use the linked license to re-activate your Windows 10 running device after hardware changes.

Now few readers have reached out and asked how to link Windows 10 license to Microsoft account while using a local user account to sign in to Windows 10.  In this guide, we will see how to link your Windows 10 digital license or digital entitlement to your Microsoft account while using a local user account to Microsoft account.

Link Windows 10 license to Microsoft account while using local user account

Large number of Windows 10 users use a local user account instead of a Microsoft account to sign in to Windows 10. So if you are one of those people who use local user account instead of Microsoft account to sign in you can still link your account to Windows 10 digital license without having to switch your account from local user to Microsoft.

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Complete the given below directions to link your Windows 10 license to Microsoft account while using a local user account without having to switch your local user account to Microsoft account.

Guide to link Windows 10 license to Microsoft account when on local user account

Step 1: Open Settings by clicking on its icon from the start menu.

Step 2: Click Windows and Security icon.

Step 3: Click Activation to see your Windows 10 activation status.

Step 4: Click Add an account.

Step 5: When you are asked to enter your Microsoft account address and password, enter the same and then click Sign in button.

Next, you might be asked to enter your local user account. If asked, please type your local user account password.

Step 6: In a few seconds you should see “Windows is activated with a digital license linked to your Microsoft account” on the activation page as shown in the picture below.

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