Windows 10: passwords and pin numbers

Discus and support passwords and pin numbers in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I'm an octogenarian and I have somehow managed to set a password and pin. I woulike to remove this bit of fiddling, which also upsets my wife, so ant... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by joefromthefort, Oct 25, 2018.

  1. joefromthefort Win User

    passwords and pin numbers


    I'm an octogenarian and I have somehow managed to set a password and pin. I woulike to remove this bit of fiddling, which also upsets my wife, so ant assistance would be greatly appreciatedf. joe

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    joefromthefort, Oct 25, 2018
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  2. 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, Oct 25, 2018
    #2
  3. ROCKIEBOW Win User
    SYNCING EMAILS AND FINDING LOST PIN NUMBER

    I cant get my emails to sync because ive lost my 2 step pin number and my windows password doesn't seem to work,but my Microsoft passwords work ok .Any suggestions ?
     
    ROCKIEBOW, Oct 25, 2018
    #3
  4. Aileen Alf Win User

    passwords and pin numbers

    Have PIN for Windows 10 but need Windows password

    Hi,

    To set up a PIN on your Windows account, we suggest that you follow the steps below:



    • Type the word pin in the search box and select
      Set up PIN sign-in
      .

    • Under the PIN section, click the
      Add
      button.

    • Enter the password for your user account, then click the
      OK button.

    • Follow the instructions on the screen.

    Let us know how it goes.
     
    Aileen Alf, Oct 25, 2018
    #4
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