To disable or change the 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 the 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.
Windows 10, 8, 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 the Start button ( Windows logo ) to navigate to the start menu
→ Then select Settings
→ On the left-hand side, select Accounts and then select Sign-in options
→ Select PIN (Windows Hello) and click Change PIN to open a windows security popup
→ On the Windows security popup, type the current PIN to confirm that you are an account user
→ Now enter the new PIN and again enter the same PIN to confirm
→ Lastly, click OK.
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
→ Under account settings, click Sign in with a local account instead
→ Now click Next on the popup window
→ 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 another window
→ Click more choices to expand it
→ Then select your Microsoft Account
→ Now enter your password
→ Lastly, click OK to confirm.
→ Now to create your local account, enter your name
→ Enter a New password, and again enter the same password to confirm it
→ Then enter the password hint
→ And then click Next
→ Lastly, click Sign out and finish to switch to your local account.
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
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, 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.
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 the Start button ( Windows logo ) to navigate to the start menu
Then select Settings
Select Accounts in a list of settings
Select Sign-in options on the left-hand side
In the middle of the screen, click Windows Hello PIN to expand its options
If you want to change the Windows Hello PIN, enter the current PIN,
And then also enter New PIN and again enter the same PIN to confirm it
Lastly, click OK.
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