How To: Sync settings in Windows 10

If you have multiple devices running Windows 10, you can easily sync all the settings. This includes passwords, web browser settings, notifications, device settings, and color schemes. If you want to sync settings in Windows 10, keep reading to learn how to customize it.

Before you dive into this guide keep in mind you need a Microsoft account. So if you’ve been using Windows 10 with a local user account, you’ll need to either switch to an existing Microsoft account or create a new one.

How to sync settings in Windows 10

Once you’ve logged in using your Microsoft account, open the Start Menu and click on the Settings icon.

sync settings in Windows 10

In the Settings app, go to Accounts -> Sync your settings.

To begin with, you will need to enable the first option called “Sync settings”. This is how you sync settings in Windows 10. However, the options below, allow you to select individual items that will be synced.

One that might be grayed out is Passwords. If such is the case, you will be prompted to verify your identity when you attempt to enable it. The procedure is standard – you will need to select the email or mobile number where you want to receive a security code.

Then, you simply have to enter the code and hit the Next button. This will enable the Passwords option.

It’s worth the effort since once you set up the sync settings options, you will have them on all your Windows 10 devices.

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