This article explains how to change Purchase sign-in settings, including turning it On or Off for Microsoft Store on Windows 11.
The Microsoft Store app is installed on Windows by default. The app is now one of the most used apps on PCs and helps you discover and install apps, games, movies, and even special offers – like unique movie discounts for Xbox Game Pass members.
The app will default ask for your password whenever you buy something. This security feature prevents unauthorized or mistaken purchases.
If you want to make app purchases without password prompts, you can skip the password requirements to buy from Microsoft Store.
The Purchase sign-in setting in the Microsoft Store app lets you turn on or off password requirements for purchases. Howerver, the settings will only be turned on for the device you are logged onto.
Your other devices won’t have this setting turned on.
Enable or Disable Purchase Sign-in for the Microsoft Store app
As mentioned above, users can use the Purchase sign-in settings in the Microsoft Store app to require or skip passwords for purchases.
Whatever change you make only applies to the device you are logged onto, and devices won’t have the settings applied.
Here’s how to do it on Windows.
First, open the Microsoft Store and select Profile next to the search box.
On the Settings pane, select Purchase sign-in.
Next, turn the switch
On to enable “
You will be prompted to enter your PIN or password whenever you change here.
This will let you buy from Microsoft Store without entering a password. This will only be turned on for the device you are logged into. Your other devices won’t have this setting turned on.
To disable it, turn the switch back to the
That should do it!
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