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

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 11
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 

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 the 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 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 a New password, and again enter the same password to confirm it

→ Then enter the 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, 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 

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 the current PIN,

And then also enter New PIN and again enter the 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 the Microsoft account password to remove the sign-in PIN

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What is required to Remove or Change a Sign-in PIN 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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