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How to Stop the Windows Store From Prompting For a Password When Purchasing Apps

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Windows 8 has an all new Store where you can purchase apps, one of the annoying things, however, is that every time you want to buy an app you have to put in your password, here’s how to disable that, although its not necessarily the best security practice.

Note: We do not recommend you do this, however, we would like to share the tip incase you would like to do it anyway.

Stop the Windows Store From Prompting For a Password When Purchasing Apps

Switch over to the Start Menu and click on the Store tile.

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When the Store opens, press the Win + I keyboard combination to bring up the Settings Menu, and click on Your Account.

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Here you will see a slider that adjusts the password setting, click on it so that it switches to No.

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That’s all there is to it.

Taylor Gibb is a Microsoft MVP and all round geek, he loves everything from Windows 8 to Windows Server 2012 and even C# and PowerShell. You can also follow him on Google+

  • Published 03/13/13

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