Microsoft Solitaire Collection has been available for download from the Microsoft Store on Windows 10/11. The Solitaire Collection from Microsoft includes all classic Solitaire card games and more.
Since Microsoft Solitaire Collection is one of the most played games, many users prefer to install it on their PCs.
Installing Microsoft Solitaire Collection is an easy job while using a Microsoft account. However, if you are using a local user account, you will be asked to sign in to install Solitaire Collection.
Many users have contacted us asking why a Microsoft account is required to install Microsoft Solitaire Collection on Windows 10/11.
Is a Microsoft account required to install Microsoft Solitaire Collection on Windows 10/11?
Unfortunately, yes. You will need a Microsoft account to install the Microsoft Solitaire Collection game from the Microsoft Store on Windows 10/11. This is not an issue if you have been using a Microsoft account to sign into Windows 10/11.
However, users using a local user account need to sign in to the Store with a Microsoft account or provide Microsoft account details when asked to begin installing Solitaire Collection.
If you are wondering, it’s not just the case with Solitaire Collection. Many apps (not just apps developed by Microsoft) in the Microsoft Store require you to sign in with a Microsoft account to install them. For instance, you cannot install the Netflix app without using a Microsoft account.
Can local account users install Microsoft Solitaire Collection?
Of course, local account users can also install Microsoft Solitaire Collection. However, you will have to sign in to the Store when asked to install Solitaire Collection.
When using a local account, upon clicking the Get/Install button, you will be asked to enter sign-in details of the Microsoft account.
Can I install Microsoft Solitaire Collection without a Microsoft account?
Unfortunately, there is no way out there to install Microsoft Solitaire Collection without using a Microsoft account.
If you wish to play Solitaire Collection from Microsoft, you need a Microsoft account.
If you do not have a Microsoft account, you can create one for free. Refer to our how to create a Microsoft account for Windows 10/11 guide for directions.
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