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In this article, learn how to fix "Your Windows Insider account requires attention to get Insider Preview builds" error in Windows 10.

Windows Insider program allows you to test pre-release Windows 10 builds and provide feedback to Microsoft. We keep updated you with latest build release in this article. In order to receive Windows Insider Preview builds on your Windows 10, you first need to configure your machine as mentioned here.

Later, if you’re not able to receive latest builds, you’ll need to check Windows Insider settings. Sometimes, following message appears, when you review settings at Settings app > Update and security > Windows Insider Program:

Your Windows Insider account requires attention to get Insider Preview builds.

FIX Your Windows Insider Account Requires Attention To Get Insider Preview Builds In Windows 10

Clicking Fix me button is of zero help in this case, as it gives the same error back. Here is how to fix this issue.

FIX: ‘Your Windows Insider Account Requires Attention To Get Insider Preview Builds’ In Windows 10

FIX 1 – Via Registry Editor

Registry Disclaimer: The further steps will involve registry manipulation. Making mistakes while manipulating registry could affect your system adversely. So be careful while editing registry entries and create a System Restore point first.

1. Press W8K + R and put regedit in Run dialog box to open Registry Editor (if you’re not familiar with Registry Editor, then click here). Click OK.

Windows 10 Registry Editor

2. In left pane of Registry Editor window, navigate to following registry key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsSelfHost\Applicability

FIX Your Windows Insider Account Requires Attention To Get Insider Preview Builds In Windows 10

3. In the right pane of Applicability folder, look for FlightingOwnerGUID named registry string (REG_SZ). Double click on it, erase the Value data and make it empty value string, click OK. Close Registry Editor.

Check the Windows Insider section in Settings app and see if you can configure it. If the message disappears, you’ll start receiving builds now. If not, try FIX 2.

FIX 2 – Using Microsoft Accounts Troubleshooter

1. Download Microsoft Accounts troubleshooter using following link:

DOWNLOAD LINK

2. Run the microsoftaccounts.diagcab file to open troubleshooting wizard. Click Apply repairs automatically and hit Next.

FIX Your Windows Insider Account Requires Attention To Get Insider Preview Builds In Windows 10

3. The troubleshooter will automatically found and fix issues. At last, it will serve you the troubleshooting report mentioning the issues it fixed. Click Close.

FIX Your Windows Insider Account Requires Attention To Get Insider Preview Builds In Windows 10

Reboot the machine and make sure you’re online. Go to Windows Insider section of Settings app, this time you’ll find the error message is remove and thus the problem is solved.

FIX Your Windows Insider Account Requires Attention To Get Insider Preview Builds In Windows 10

Hope this helps!

Related: There’s A Problem With Getting Preview Builds In Windows 10.


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