Windows 10: How to switch a local account to a Microsoft Account

In this document, we will go over how you can switch your local Windows 10 account to a Microsoft Account in Windows 10 build 1803.

CCITS Clients:

Step One: Login to Windows 10

Step Two: Open the Start Menu and locate the “Your Info” tile. Once located, click it to open

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step Three: Click the “Sign in with a Microsoft Account instead” link

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step Four: Follow the instructions in the window that appears, either entering your existing Microsoft Account details or creating a new one

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-CCITS Clients:

Step One: Login to Windows 10

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step Two: Open the Start Menu and click the Settings icon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step Four: Click the “Accounts” tile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step Five: Click the “Sign in with a Microsoft Account instead” link

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step Six: Follow the instructions in the window that appears, either entering your existing Microsoft Account details or creating a new one