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How to Add PIN to Your Account in Windows 10?

In this article I am going to show you, how to add a Pin to your account in windows 10. Well Microsoft with each of new versions of windows, add new and innovative features like PIN Code and many more. Adding pin code is very easy and simple in windows 10 like many features, you can enter a numeric PIN or can draw a pattern gestures on a picture. In windows 10 you can add how much you like Numeric Digit Pin Code and it has no limited Pin code, for example, you can add only 4 or 6 digits numeric code on apple device like iPhone or iPad but in windows 10 it isn’t limited but for adding a pin to your account is better to add 4,5,6 or 8 digit numeric pin code.

Why add a pin code numeric to your account?

A pin code numeric is easier to enter in your account and it’s safe your password, and in some cause you will be able to give your password to someone, to use your account or enter in your PC or Surface tablet. so you don’t need to give your password give pin code numeric because it’s easier and safe for your account because it might be you outlook account or your Microsoft account. and entering with a pin code numeric as much easier than a password  and save time from entering long passwords.

yes, of course, a PIN is much easier to enter on a touchscreen device like the Surface tablet.

How to Add PIN in Windows 10

Press windows Button to open Start menu and click/tap on Settings then click/tap on Accounts.

Accounts

After entering ACCOUNTS then click/tap on Sign-in options and click/tap on Add below PIN.

Add PIN

Then it will ask your account password to verify it, type your account password and click/tap on OK.

Verify

Finally Set up a PIN, enter your PIN and Confirm PIN then click/tap on OK.

Enter PIN

Now a PIN Numeric has been added to your account, to be sure once Lock account from Start menu then you will see Sign-in options there and click/tap on that and select PIN option and enter your PIN to enter in.

How to change a PIN in Windows 10?

Go to Settings then click/tap “Accounts” icon, click/tap on Sign-in options then click/tap on Change.

Change PIN

To change your PIN, enter your Old PIN then enter New PIN and Confirm PIN and finally click/tap on OK.

How to Reset your forgotten PIN on Windows 10?

Go to Settings then click/tap “Accounts” icon, click/tap on Sign-in options then click/tap on I forgot my PIN.

I forgot my PIN
I forgot my PIN

Then it will ask your account password to verify it, and be sure that you have forgotten your PIN, type your account password and click/tap on OK.

Verify

So finally you can Set up your new pin, enter your New PIN and Confirm PIN then click/tap on OK to reset your forgotten PIN.

Enter PIN

How to Deactivate PIN in windows 10?

Well now you know that, How to Add,Change and Reset forgotten PIN in windows 10. there will be a question that, how to deactivate pin in windows 10, well adding,changing or resetting is much easier to do this there is a button, but for deactivating there isn’t a button to do this follow me below.

Go to Settings then click/tap “Accounts” icon, click/tap on Sign-in options then click/tap on I forgot my PIN.

I forgot my PIN
I forgot my PIN

Then it will ask your account password to verify it, type your account password and click/tap on OK.

Verify

In this step, simple don’t enter new pin, and simply click/tap on Cancel.

Cancel PIN
Cancel PIN

So finally you can see that PIN have been deactivated successfully, without any problem and you can Add a new PIN if you want.

that’s all, if you have any problem or any question about this write down in the comment.

Hope it was helpful and informative.

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2 replies on “How to Add PIN to Your Account in Windows 10?”

Seems that you haven’t read the article very well, to know about why to use PIN in windows you must read the second portion based on why to use PIN.

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