Remove or Change Sign-in PIN or Password in Windows 11/10

Remove or Change Sign-in PIN or Password in Windows: To disable or change a sign-in PIN or password, you must be an account holder and verify your current Windows login PIN or password. If you have these login credentials, follow the steps for the version of Windows PC you are using.

In this article, you are going learn how to disable or change a sign-in PIN or Password in Windows 11, 10, 8.1 and 7.

How to Remove or Change PIN in Windows 11

1. How to Change Sign-in PIN:

Keep your computer connected to the Internet to sync your PIN changes to your Microsoft account.

  • Click Start button ( Windows logo ) to navigate to the start menu
  • Then select Settings 
Select settings
Select settings
  • On the left hand side, select Accounts and then select Sign-in options
Select sign-in options
Select sign-in options
  • Select PIN (Windows Hello) and click Change PIN to open a windows security popup
Select sign-in options
Select sign-in options
  •  On the Windows security popup, type the current PIN to confirm that you are an account user
  • Now enter new PIN and again enter the same PIN to confirm
  • Lastly, click OK.
Change Windows hello pin to confirm
Change Sign-in PIN

2. How to Remove Sign-in PIN

  • After following the 2 steps as explained above, do the following
  • On the left hand side, select Accounts
  • And then select Your info
Select Accounts and navigate to your info
Select Accounts and navigate to your info
  • Under account settings, click Sign in with a local account instead
Choose sign in with a local account instead
Choose sign in with a local account instead
  • Now click Next on the popup window
Select next
Select next
  • In the PIN box, enter the current PIN number,
  • Or select your Microsoft account under More choices
  • Now type your current Password to automatically navigate to the another window
Verify windows hello pin
Verify windows hello pin
  • Click more choices to expand it
  • Then select your Microsoft Account
  • Now enter your password
  • Lastly, click OK to confirm.
Verify microsoft account password to change
Verify Microsoft account password to change
  • Now to create your local account, enter your name
  • Enter New password, and again enter the same password to confirm it
  • Then enter password hint
  • And then click Next
Enter your local account password
Enter your local account password
  • Lastly, click Sign out and finish to switch to your local account.
Click sign out and finish
Click sign out and finish

After following the 6 steps of How to Change Sign-in PIN, do the following:

  • Click PIN (Windows Hello) to expand its options
  • Now click remove, and again click remove
  • Then verify your account password
  • Lastly, click OK
Remove sign-in PIN or Password
Remove sign-in PIN or Password

Method-2:

  • Press the Start button or right-click on the start button
  • Then select Settings
  • Click Accounts on the left hand side of the screen
  • Then select Sign-options
  • Under Additional Settings, disable the first option as well as set Never
  • Now select PIN (Windows Hello) to expand its options
  • To delete the PIN, click Remove,
  • And again click Remove to launch a windows security popup
  • On the Windows security popup, To verify your Microsoft account password its you, enter the password in the password box
  • Then click OK
  • Again follow the 4 steps from the beginning as explained above
  • Then select PIN (Windows Hello) to expand its options
  • And click Remove
  • Again click Remove
  • Now your PIN will be removed successfully.
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Change or Remove PIN in Windows 10 , 8, and 7

Change Sign-in PIN:

  • Keep your computer connected to the Internet to sync your PIN or Password changes to your Microsoft account.
  • Click Start button ( Windows logo ) to navigate to the start menu
  • Then select Settings 
Click Settings
Click Settings
  • Select Accounts in a list of settings
Select Account in Windows 10
Select Account in Windows 10
  • Select Sign-in options on the left hand side
Select Sign-in Options
Select Sign-in Options
  • In the middle of the screen, click Windows Hello PIN to expand its options
  • If you want to change the Windows Hello PIN, enter current PIN,
  • And then also enter New PIN and again enter same PIN to confirm it
  • Lastly, click OK.
Change Windows Hello PIN
Remove or Change Sign-in PIN (Windows Hello PIN)

Remove Sign-in PIN:

After following the 6 steps as explained above, do the following to change the Windows Hello PIN.

  • Under the Windows Hello PIN, click Remove, and again click Remove
Click remove
Click remove
  • Now verify your Microsoft account password
  • Lastly, click OK.
Verify Microsoft Account Password to remove
Verify Microsoft account password to remove sign-in PIN

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FAQ:

What is required to Remove or Change a Sign-in PIN or Password in Windows 11/10?

To remove or change a sign-in PIN or password, you must be an account holder and verify your current Windows login PIN or password.

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