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Windows 10 automatically syncs settings with your Microsoft account and other devices. But you can turn off Window 10 syncing completely or disable off single sync-settings.


A) Turning off or on all Windows 10 Sync Settings in the Settings App
B) Turning off or on individual Windows 10 Sync Settings in the Settings App
C) Turning off or on individual Sync Settings with the Registry Editor (regedit)

 

A) Turning off or on Sync settings in the Settings App

Go to Settings by clicking on Start Menu and tap on Accounts.

Turning off Sync Settings

Click on Sync your settings and under Sync settings, click on turn off.

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Turning on Sync Settings

Click on Sync your settings and under Sync settings, click to turn on.

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To apply the changes you need to close Settings.

 

B) Turning off or on individual Sync Settings in the Settings App

Go to Settings by clicking on Start Menu and tap on Accounts. Tap on Sync your settings. If you haven’t turn it on, firstly you have to turn on Sync Settings and then you can turn off or on any of those settings individually.

You will notice that, all the settings are turned on by default.

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Once you are done close Settings to apply the changes.

 

C) Turning off or on individual Sync Settings with the Registry Editor (regedit)

Before starting this step, you have to turn on sync settings.

Open the Registry Editor by pressing Windows key + R, type regedit and click OK.

You will find all the different Windows 10 sync settings in the following path:

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionSettingSyncGroups

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Under Groups, you can find the settings which you are able to turn them off or on by clicking on any of those and from the right bar, double click on Enable to edit Value data.

To Turn Off an Individual Window 10 Sync Setting

If you wan to turn off the setting just type 0 (zero) and click on OK.

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To Turn On Individual Sync Setting

If you wan to turn on the setting just type 1 and click on OK. To turn off or on any other Windows 10 sync setting individually, just apply the settings above.

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