Remove Email Address from Windows 10 Login Screen
How do I remove an email address from the Windows 10 sign-in screen?
If you are a Windows 10 user and are using your email address (Microsoft account ID) to login to your desktop or laptop.
Did you ever notice that when you are on the login screen and typing your password, just below, you can see your email address (Microsoft ID) that you have registered with Microsoft.
Check out the example screenshot below.
Of course, users do not like displaying their email address publicly on the login screen and want to keep their email address private.
But how do we hide or remove an email address (Microsoft ID) from the Windows 10 sign-in screen?
You will find out shortly by reading this post, and you will see the step-by-step procedure to hide your Microsoft ID from your Windows 10 sign in screen.
Hide Email Address from Windows Login Page
You might be having the same problem, so don’t worry, this article will help you to to disable, hide or remove your email address from your Windows 10 login screen.
Step 1. Open Windows Settings.
- Go to the notification icon and select All Settings.
- Alternatively, press Win + I keyboard combination to directly open the Windows Settings app.
Step 2. In the Windows Settings App, Click Accounts
Step 3. Now in the left-side pane, select Sign-in Options.
Step 4. Once you select the Sign-in option, go to the right side and scroll down to the bottom and under Privacy, you will see the option Show account details (e.g. email address) on sign-in screen.
By default, this option is ON. This is the reason it is showing your Microsoft account ID (email address) on the Windows 10 sign-in screen.
To hide, disable or remove the email address or Microsoft account ID from the Windows 10 sign-in screen, click on the toggle button and set this option to OFF.
Once you are done with the above steps, close the settings app windows.
Lock your system with the shortcut Win + L to check. It will now not show your Microsoft ID (email address).
With the above, you can easily hide or remove your Microsoft email ID from the Windows 10 sign-in screen.