Windows 10: Cannot Remove PIN Logon

Discus and support Cannot Remove PIN Logon in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; There was a program I installed that required me to create a PIN number for windows and after doing this I'm now required to log into Windows with a... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by rfxcasey, Jan 19, 2021.

  1. rfxcasey Win User

    Cannot Remove PIN Logon


    There was a program I installed that required me to create a PIN number for windows and after doing this I'm now required to log into Windows with a PIN instead of password. I've seen several tutorials online on how to remove said PIN number but the 'remove' button under Settings/Accounts/PIN is grayed out. I am supposed to be admin on this machine as I am the only user and it says it's an admin account. Any help would be appreciated.

    Version 20H2 (OS Build 19042.746)

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    rfxcasey, Jan 19, 2021
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  2. Remove sign in pin

    Hi Joel,

    Thank you for contacting Microsoft Community. Your interest in Windows 10 is much appreciated.

    I suggest you to follow the below steps to remove the sign in pin/password options.

    • In the search box type sign-in-option.
    • Click on the sign-in-option.
    • Then you can find password/pin/picture password.
    • There you can remove the option and check.
    Hope this information was helpful and do let us know if you need further assistance. We will be glad to assist.
     
    Karthicka_R, Jan 19, 2021
    #2
  3. PIN is now being required to logon

    Hi Kevin,

    If you're having trouble using your PIN to sign into Windows, you can try resetting your PIN. Kindly check this
    link regarding PIN sign-in issues.

    If that doesn't work. We suggest resetting your PC.

    Warning: Following these steps will remove all of your data, programs, and settings


    • Start your PC and select the Power icon in the bottom right-hand corner of the lock screen.

    • While holding down the Shift key, select Restart.

    • On the Boot options menu, select Troubleshoot > Reset this PC > Remove everything.

    • Your PC will restart and will reset itself.

    Let us know if you have any other questions.
     
    Robelene Win, Jan 19, 2021
    #3
  4. JayPhi Win User

    Cannot Remove PIN Logon

    Clear "Pin suggested" list in People Bar

    Does anybody know how to clear the "Pin suggested" list on the "People bar"?

    Contacts are added to the "Pin suggested" list once you've pinned and unpinned them. But there seems to be no obvious way to remove them from that list.

    After playing around with this feature and pinning and unpinning many dummy contacts, it's rather annoying to see them in the "Pin suggested" list when you click on the "My People" icon in the taskbar.
     
    JayPhi, Jan 19, 2021
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