This article will assist you to sync your settings in your windows 10 device without any difficulty.
If you are a Windows 10 user and you work on multiple devices then this new feature “Sync settings” is a blessing for you. If you sync your settings in your Windows 10 device you don’t have to waste your time manually entering everything in all your devices like theme passwords, language preferences, and various other settings. This means a change in one device automatically gets updated to all your devices in short it personalizes your multiple devices in a go.
As an intelligent user, you just have to take advantage of this feature and for this, you need a Microsoft account, that I am sure you must have already, and if not there is nothing to worry it take just a few minutes to create one and then you can enjoy this new feature.
Follow these steps to sync your settings in Windows 10.
- Step 1- Click on the start icon on the bottom left corner of the window.
- Step 2- Select the “settings” icon.
- Step 3- Select “Accounts”.
- Step 4- Click on ” Sign in with a Microsoft account instead” and enter your account details as needed.
- Note- If you have already signed in with a Microsoft account then this option will not display on your device so just skip this step and proceed further with the next step.
- Step 5- Click on “Sync your settings”.
- Step 6- Turn on the “sync settings”.
If there is something you don’t want to sync then disable it in “individual sync settings” which is below the Sync settings and you are done.
Just follow these steps and your life will be easier than earlier it used to be.
When this setting is turned on, on your device Windows Syncs all your chosen settings automatically across all the windows 10 devices signed in with the same Microsoft account.
So, now you know why a Microsoft account is mandatory for this feature to be turned on.
If you don’t have this much time and you are searching for a shortcut method then this one is for you – just go to the Windows search box and type “Sync your settings” and then click on “open” and turn on the switch next to the “Sync settings” that’s it, your device is now synced to the cloud it’s as simple as this.
This feature is really helpful for those working men and women who use to sign in on different devices as these settings are synced to the cloud and every time you sign in with your Microsoft account your personalized settings gets updated to this new device and you forget on which device you are working currently, the new or the older one.
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