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How to sync apps and layout ?

  1. #1


    Posts : 1
    windows 8.1

    How to sync apps and layout ?


    Hi,
    i have one laptop and htpc running windows 8.1 and can't figure out how the sync works.
    Yesterday, i set it all up and and today turned my htpc on to have the same apps and layout. But nothing changed, turned the both pcs on and off and it did change but the other way, htpc to laptop, so got a messy layout.

    Deleted all the apps from the start screen and started again but now won't change in neither of them.
    Just changed the wallpaper many times and sometimes changes but other times it doesn't.

    Any ideas how this works?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Posts : 31
    Windows 8


    First both computers must have the same sign in.
    Swipe over to the right and bring up the charms bar
    Go down to settings and then to the bottom "change pc settings"
    Choose One Drive then sync settings.

    Sync Your Settings - Turn On or Off in Windows 8
    Last edited by Brink; 16 Jul 2014 at 21:57. Reason: added tutorial link for more info
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

How to sync apps and layout ?
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