How to Remove Microsoft Account from Windows 10

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How to remove Microsoft account from windows 10: For users of Windows 10 computer they can create local user account or just a Microsoft account. If you posses a Microsoft account on your Windows 10 PC means you get complete security and (remember you can have Microsoft account on your Windows PC only with a password) plus amazing combination of services and products from Microsoft.

Some users prefer using a local user account than having a user account that is associated with Microsoft account and needs Microsoft account to sign in. Thankfully, you don’t need to own a Microsoft accounts on your Windows 10 computer in order to use the system. You can use your Windows 10 on your system with a local user account too. It means you can easily remove Microsoft account from Windows 10. Here are two methods mentioned in this article that helps you to remove Microsoft account from Windows 10 system.

How to Remove Microsoft Account from Windows 10

Remove microsoft account from windows 10 by Changing current account to local user account

You can easily change your current Microsoft account on Windows 10 to local user account to do remove microsoft account from windows 10. This method is ideal for users who own a single Microsoft account on their system or even for users having Microsoft account within another Microsoft account and wish to remove microsoft account from windows 10.

  • Open – Start menu
  • Click – Settings
  • Click – Accounts
  • Search and click the option located on right pane of your window – Sign in with a local account instead
  • Enter the password and hit – Next and then follow the easy screen instructions to change your Microsoft account to local user account.
  • Repeat the steps – 1 to 3
  • On the right pane of your window navigate down to the section- Other accounts you use and click the Microsoft account you wish to remove from the PC to just select it.
  • Click – Remove

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Sign in to a different administrator account and remove Microsoft account from windows 10

It is also possible to remove Microsoft account from Windows 10 if you just sign in to another account which is not a Microsoft account you are planning to remove. It means it can be another Microsoft account/local user account. Just not the Microsoft account you wish to delete. Log in to the Administrator account to remove Microsoft account from windows 10 and follow the steps given below

  • Open- Start Menu
  • Click- Settings
  • Click – Accounts
  • On the left pane of window click the option- Family & other users
  • On the right pane of window search and click the specific Microsoft account you would like to delete from your PC and just select it.
  • Click – Remove
  • Simply follow the screen instructions and you will see the screen- “Delete account and data” there you click – Delete account and data and simply confirm removing Microsoft account from your PC.

Once you do that, the preferred Microsoft account will be removed successfully and permanently from your PC. Remember, when the Microsoft account is removed it means all the data stored on that account will be automatically deleted permanently.

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