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How to turn off Microsoft account on Windows 8

Windows 8 by default uses Microsoft account for logging in to PC. This useful when you use multiple windows PCs and want to sync the settings between them. And Windows 8 provides users with the option to turn off using Windows 8 account. Listed below are steps to turn off Microsoft account and switch to local account.

Step 1: Access Windows 8 settings from Windows 8 sidebar.

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Step 2: Click the Change PC settings from the Settings screen.

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Step 3: Navigate to User section under PC settings and click the Switch to a local account option.

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Step 4: Enter the username and password for the local account and click the Next button.

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Step 5: click the Sign-out and finish button to complete the local account creation process.

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