Windows 10: Forgot Password. Cannot sign in with PIN

Discus and support Forgot Password. Cannot sign in with PIN in Windows Hello & Lockscreen to solve the problem; so when I shut down my laptop, I came back to it and tried to login with my pin. it says "your password has been changed on a different device. you... Discussion in 'Windows Hello & Lockscreen' started by ItsAidenGaming, Jul 22, 2021.

  1. Forgot Password. Cannot sign in with PIN


    so when I shut down my laptop, I came back to it and tried to login with my pin. it says "your password has been changed on a different device. you must sign in to this device once your with your new password, and then you can sign in with your pin.To reset my password, i need a Password reset disk but i dont have one. can someone please help.

    :)
     
    ItsAidenGaming, Jul 22, 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, Jul 22, 2021
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  3. Dyan Rey Win User
    Microsoft Account PIN and password

    We appreciate the screenshot that you provided. to start troubleshooting the issue with you logins, we suggest that you follow the steps below on how login pin goes back to password:

    • Click Start menu and go to Settings.
    • In Settings, click the Accounts icon.
    • Click on Sign-in options.
    • Change both your password and pin one by one.
    Let us know how it goes.
     
    Dyan Rey, Jul 22, 2021
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  4. Forgot Password. Cannot sign in with PIN

    Want to sign on with PIN instead of Password

    Thank you for your reply Person.

    Glad to know that the Pop up with the password manager is disabled with the above suggestion.

    Try the below suggestions to fix the issue with Signing in using PIN authentication.

    Steps 1: Launch the File Explorer.

    Step 2: Browse to this location, and delete the contents of the folder.

    C:\Windows\ServiceProfiles\LocalService\AppData\Local\Microsoft\NGC

    Step 3: Go to Settings (Press Windows
    and I key), Accounts > Sign in Options.

    Step 4: Click on Add a PIN and set your PIN.

    Step 5: Restart the computer and check the status of the issue.

    Hope it helps.

    Muralidhar

    Microsoft Community Moderator
     
    Muralidhar_G, Jul 22, 2021
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