How to remove Microsoft account from Windows 11

How to remove Microsoft account from Windows 11

If you installed Windows with a Microsoft account but would like to use it with a standalone account, you can do this using System Preferences.

 

Deleting a Microsoft account in Settings:

  • Open “Settings” and go to “Accounts”.
  • Open the “Your details” item.
  • Under “Account settings”, click on “Log in with local account instead”.
  • Confirm the switch to the local account by clicking “Next”.
  • Enter a PIN or password to confirm.
  • Enter the username and password.
  • Press “Next”.
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