Windows 10: Microsoft PIN problems

Discus and support Microsoft PIN problems in Windows Hello & Lockscreen to solve the problem; In Windows 10 home edition our login screen has two options, a PIN or Password. We know both and can login with either PIN or Password. We like to... Discussion in 'Windows Hello & Lockscreen' started by FPDAD, May 1, 2020.

  1. FPDAD Win User

    Microsoft PIN problems

    In Windows 10 home edition our login screen has two options, a PIN or Password. We know both and can login with either PIN or Password. We like to password protect the computers to keep children from accessing the internet unsupervised. We changed the password but they discovered our PIN so we wanted to change it as well. Under Sign-in Options though it says Windows Hello PIN is unavailable. Yet we can still login with the old PIN on the login screen. There is no option to delete the PIN or change it. We'd like to just delete the PIN altogether so we have only one login option that we change from time to time to keep the computers secure. Any ideas on how we can delete the PIN when it's unavailable in Sign-In Options?

    FPDAD, May 1, 2020

  2. Microsoft Passport errors during PIN creation

    Microsoft Passport errors during PIN creation

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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, May 1, 2020
  4. Microsoft PIN problems

    PIN at start up

    Hi Scott,

    Welcome to Microsoft Community and thank you for your interest in Windows 10.

    I suggest you to follow the below steps how to Change PIN password:

    • In the search box, type settings.
    • Then Click on accounts.
    • Then on the left hand side click on sign in options.
    • Then you can Select Change PIN password and remove the pin.
    Hope this information was helpful and do let us know if you need further assistance. We will be glad to assist.
    Karthicka_R, May 1, 2020

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