Do you know you can sync your settings across Windows 10/11 devices as long as you sign in with the same Microsoft account? In this post, MiniTool Software will show you how to sync settings on Windows 10/11. Besides, if you want to recover your missing files, you can use MiniTool Power Data Recovery.

Windows 10/11 Sync Settings

On Windows 10, a Sync your settings feature can help you sync your settings to other devices using your Microsoft account. On Windows 11, a Remember my preferences feature allows you to sync your settings to other devices using your Microsoft account. This post will show you how to sync settings across multiple PCs using the sync settings features on Windows 10 and Windows 11.

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Create a Microsoft Account for Sync Settings on Windows 10/11

To sync settings to multiple devices, you need to have a Microsoft account. If you don’t have one, you need to create one.

>> See how to create a new Microsoft account.

How to Sync Settings on Windows 10?

If you want to sync settings on your Windows 10 computer, you can follow this guide:

Step 1: Press Windows + I to open the Settings app.

Step 2: Click Accounts in the Settings app.

Step 3: Select Sync your settings from the left menu on the next page.

Step 4: You will see the Sync your settings interface. There is a master switch for sync settings. The button for Sync settings should be turned on by default.

Step 5: Under Individual sync settings, you can choose which settings to sync. If it is the first time for you to sync passwords, you will see a message saying Your passwords won’t sync until you verify your identity on this device. You can click the Verify link to verify your Microsoft account and password. Then you can turn on the button for Passwords and sync them.

sync your settings on Windows 10

To make another device use your settings, you need to sign in with your Microsoft account on that PC.

If you want to stop syncing settings to other devices, you can directly turn off the button for Sync settings.

How to Sync Settings on Windows 11?

If you are using a Windows 11 computer, you can use these steps to sync settings:

Step 1: Press Windows + I to open the Settings app.

Step 2: Go to Accounts > Windows backup.

Step 3: Turn on the button next to Remember my preferences on the right panel. Then, you can select the specified settings you want to sync with other devices. Here are four options: Accessibility, Passwords, Language preferences, and Other Windows settings.

sync your settings on Windows 11

To make another device use your settings, you need to sign in with your Microsoft account on that PC.

If you want to stop syncing settings to other devices, you can directly turn off the button for Remember my preferences.

Recover Your Missing Files on Windows 10/11

The data loss issue is a common issue. If you want to get your lost or deleted files back, do you know what to do? You can try MiniTool Power Data Recovery, a free file recovery tool.

This data recovery software is specially designed to rescue files from different data storage devices like internal hard drives, external hard drives, memory cards, SD cards, USB flash drives, and more.

With the free edition of this software, you can recover up to 1 GB of files. If you want to remove more files, you need to use a full edition.

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Now you should know how to sync settings on your Windows 10 and Windows 11 PC. If you have other issues that need to be solved, you can let us know in the comments.

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