How to Create a Login PIN for Windows 10 Sign-in?

How to Setup Login Pin in Windows 10?

You may certainly be aware of the Windows 10 login pin feature, also known as Windows Hello PIN. But many of the computer users do not know that they do have the option to create a login pin password on their Windows 10 machine.

Microsoft allows multiple features for Windows 10 and makes it easier than ever to authenticate yourself on a PC.

For example, you can easily create a Windows login PIN, password, or Picture Password for log into your computer.

Most users like the login pin instead of using a text or picture password as it is easy to remember and do a quick login.

It is very simple to create a PIN password by using Windows Settings.

Login pin should be in a four to eight (4-8) digit numeric form.

Somehow, in case you forget your PIN then secondary option you have to use your computer password and even you can reset your PIN easily once you get into your PC.

Hereby, there are a few steps wherein you can see how you can create a login PIN and using it login to your computer instead of your password.

However, it’s your choice whether you want to use a PIN or text password at the time of login.

Follow the steps below:

Create Login PIN for Windows 10

Step 1. First, click on the Notification Icon to the bottom right of the screen and select All Settings.

Alternatively, you can use the key combination of Win + I and you will see Windows 10 settings on your screen.

Step 2. Click on Accounts and then, click Sign-in options in the left pane list.

Once you click on Sign-in Option, go to the right pane and click on the Add button under the PIN.

Note: In later Windows updated versions, you many see Windows Hello PIN

Step 3. After that, a window will appear and it may ask you for your computer password once for authorization.

The next dialog box is to Set up a PIN (create login PIN) for your computer to login.

The recommended PIN should only be in numbers and should have at least 4 to 8 characters.

Type in your desired PIN and hit OK. As a result, the PIN has been setup for your Windows.

Step 4. Congratulations!! You have now successfully set up a PIN for your computer.

To check, restart your computer and use the newly created PIN to log into your computer.

The login screen looks like the image below. Make sure you should remember your computer password as well for future reference.

[Read: How to Create Dynamic Lock in Windows 10?]

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