How to Disable Microsoft Account in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you have the option to have your account details stored by Microsoft, online.  You don’t log microsoft account sign in with a name like Gul; instead, you log in with an email address that you’ve registered with Microsoft. If your name and password are correct, you’ve just succeeded in logging in with your microsoft account instead of with a local one.

Remember a microsoft account is stored on the Internet. It should come as no surprise, then that Microsoft offers a Web site where you can make a lot of additional changes to your account. Sometimes you’re using a local user account instead of using Microsoft account. Windows 10 includes a provision under Group Policy and registry edit option to disable microsoft account.

1. Type gpedit.msc in the start menu.


Type Edit group policy in taskbar search box and then press Enter.


2. In the Local Group Policy Editor, navigate to the following

Computer Configuration > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Local Polices > Security Options.

3. Click on Block Microsoft account option.


4. Under Block Microsoft accounts properties three option available.

  • The Policy is disabled
  • Users can’t add Microsoft accounts
  • User can’t add or log on with Microsoft accounts


5. Choose Users can’t add on log on with Microsoft accounts.


6. In the setting option you see the microsoft account is disable.


Method 2

7. You can disable Microsoft account through regedit.


8. In registry editor, navigate the following.



9. By default the value is change the “value”=dword:0


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