Windows® 10 - Sign In Without a Microsoft® Account

Note If your device isn't running Windows 10, refer to the Windows 8 instructions.

  1. From the Windows desktop, navigate: Start Start menu icon > Settings icon Settings icon (lower-left) > Accounts.
    Note Utilize the touchscreen (if available) or mouse to select the on-screen options.
  2. From the 'Your account' screen, select Sign in with a local account instead.
  3. If presented, enter password of current user.
  4. Enter the desired info into the following fields then select Next (lower-right):
    Note The password fields are optional. If left blank, a password is not needed to access the device.
    • User name
    • Password
    • Re-enter password
    • Password hint
  5. Select Next.
  6. Select Sign out and finish to complete.