PCs are the most popular computing devices; whether they are desktops or laptop computers. You probably own one, two, or multiple PCs and chances are high they are running Windows OS. If you like to keep up with the trend, your devices are probably running Windows 10.
You may find working on your laptop ideal for when you are in the house in the privacy of little corner of your bedroom or living room. While at work, you might prefer the big monitor that is your workstation PC.
You probably have personalized your computer settings; you like a certain type of theme, you like your cursor behaving in a certain way, you like your clock display in a certain way, you like your taskbar positioned in a certain way… well, you get the point I am driving at!
The problem with customizing one computer but you work on multiple computers, is you will find it cumbersome customizing every computer you will be working on next. You will begin your customization from scratch on the second, or third, or forth… computer. At least that is how it used to be in the old days; back when Windows ran with just a local account.
These days, Microsoft, starting with Windows 8 created an online (cloud-synced) option for the user account. As it works out, all and every customization tweaks you do while logged in using your Microsoft account will be uploaded to the cloud and sync to the next Windows device you log in using you’re the same account.
Yes, all your wallpaper, themes, mouse and cursor settings, taskbar positioning, night light on/off time, etc. will sync to your next Windows device. Provided you log in using your Microsoft account, and not your offline account.
How to turn on Sync settings
Go to Settings > Personalization and on the right panel of Background scroll down to Sync your settings and click it once. To go to Settings, click on Start then click on the gear-like icon right after Power button on the Start Menu.
Turn on Sync settings by sliding the slider to on position. Scroll down (on the right panel) and select the individual settings you would like to follow you across Windows 10 devices.ync
You can choose to have Theme settings on one device follow you to other Windows device by sliding the slider on. If you don’t want that, just slide it to off position. The same goes for the other settings: Internet Explorer, Passwords, Language Preferences, Ease of Access and Other Windows settings.