When you wish to turn on sync on your Windows 10 device, you might come across the issue that sync is not available for the account. This sync issue can be caused by different reasons. If you are battling this issue, then apply the solutions mentioned below.
Turn off School or Work Account
Follow the instructions mentioned below:
- Press Win + R keys to open the Run command prompt.
- Thereafter, type ‘ms-settings: workplace’ into it and hit the Enter key.
- Move to the ‘work or school’ section, and make sure the feature is disconnected.
- You should select the Yes button at the verification screen.
- Restart your system.
- After rebooting the system, launch the Run section again.
- You have to type ‘ms-settings: syn’ into it and select the OK button.
- The menu of ‘Sync your Settings’ should open.
- Find the option of Sync settings and drag the toggle to the ‘On’ position.
Verify your MS Account
Here are the instructions you need to follow:
- Firstly, you have to go to the Microsoft official website and then login.
- After that, sign in to your account.
- When you sign in, go to the ‘Your Info’ option and then choose ‘Security and Privacy.’
- Select the Verify hyperlink.
- Verify your Microsoft account by entering the confirmation code.
Using Registry Editor to Fix the Sync Issues
Here are the steps you need to follow:
- Hold the Windows and R keys to invoke the Run section.
- Then insert ‘Regedit’ into it and hit the Enter key.
- After that, select the Yes button on the UAC prompt to verify the command.
- Navigate to:
- Find the value of ‘NoConnectedUser’ on the right-side panel and twice click on it.
- Then check the ‘Edit DWORD (32-bit) Value’ option and modify its value data to 0.
- Select the OK button and quit the Registry Editor.
- Now, reboot the PC to apply the changes.
To sum up, this article contains different ways to resolve “Sync is not available for your account” error. If none of the solutions mentioned above work, then you may have to reinstall your operating system.