How to Disable Sync Settings in Windows 8

If you want to disable sync settings in Windows 8 then you have to follow the below given steps.

Disable Sync Settings in Windows 8

  • At first, you should computer login through default administrator account.
  • Open charm bar by pressing Windows + C shortcut and choose Apps search box in the top side.
  • Type – gpedit.msc in apps search box and press Enter button.
  • Now Local Group Policy Editor window is coming. Browse following options in left panel one by one.
  • Click on Computer Configuration, and select Administrative Templates. 
  • In administrative templates tab, click on Windows components. 

select windows componenets in group editor command

  • Now you find Setting sync option in left panel.
  • Double click on Do not synchronize user application Settings in the right panel and open new window.
find sync setting menu in group editor
  • Here check the box – Enabled and choose Apply and OK button at the bottom.
Disable Sync Settings in Windows 8
  • If you have applied sync settings will be disabled.

disable sync setting in windows 8

If you want to enable PC sync setting tools in the computer the open local user policy editor window and check the box – Not Configured Option in the same tab.

do not sync in windows 8

enable do not sync in windows 8

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Topics:  Windows 8