Windows 10: Pin switching to password after reboot

Discus and support Pin switching to password after reboot in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; So I was changing up my settings on a wacom tablet software for the tablet and i decided to restart the PC. I was then met with a password login... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by Joseph chen2, Apr 29, 2019.

  1. Pin switching to password after reboot


    So I was changing up my settings on a wacom tablet software for the tablet and i decided to restart the PC. I was then met with a password login instead of a PIN login.


    The thing is that i dont remember making a password. Can anyone tell me a way to revert back to pin without my password?

    :)
     
    Joseph chen2, Apr 29, 2019
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  2. DanH1042. Win User

    Sign-in screen switches from PIN to Password after reboot

    Although I chose to sign into Windows 10 using a PIN, after the laptop is rebooted for any reason, the sign-in screen always switches back to requiring a password. In addition, the sign-in options that allow for switching between Password and PIN that
    should appear below the box where the password or PIN is entered, usually doesn't appear at all. Since they sometimes return randomly after rebooting again, I have to wait for that to happen in order to switch back to signing in with a PIN. Does anyone know
    why this is happening or know a fix for it?
     
    DanH1042., Apr 29, 2019
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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, Apr 29, 2019
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  4. Argel Obm Win User

    Pin switching to password after reboot

    How to SWITCH login method from PIN to password

    Hi James,

    You can only set up a PIN if you've set up a password on your Windows 10 user account. Once you set up a PIN, you will have the option to either change or remove it. To remove your PIN, follow these steps:

    • Click the Windows logo (Start button).
    • Click the gear icon (Settings).
    • Select Accounts.
    • On the left pane, choose Sign-in options.
    • Under PIN, press Remove.
    • Click Remove again.
    • Enter the user account password, and then click OK.

    After doing the steps above, you can sign-out to your account to see if you will be able to log-in using the password.

    Let us know how it goes.
     
    Argel Obm, Apr 29, 2019
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