Windows 10: Unable to Change PIN Number in Windows 10

Discus and support Unable to Change PIN Number in Windows 10 in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; Hi, I wanted to change my current PIN. However, I couldn't find the option to. [ATTACH] This is what I see. As you can see, there are no PIN... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by samuelong135, Mar 21, 2020.

  1. Unable to Change PIN Number in Windows 10


    Hi,


    I wanted to change my current PIN. However, I couldn't find the option to.


    Unable to Change PIN Number in Windows 10 42a34283-e38f-4c94-a135-b9cbef06e619?upload=true.png

    This is what I see. As you can see, there are no PIN option and windows hello PIN is not available.


    Unable to Change PIN Number in Windows 10 6888a730-1c65-43a7-b706-3162031c7eff?upload=true.png


    I know my PIN but I want to change it. My laptop is a Huawei D15. Thanks in advance


    [Original Title: PIN Issue]

    :)
     
    samuelong135, Mar 21, 2020
    #1

  2. How to change PIN (Personal Identification Number)?

    Hi Roger,

    To change your PIN in Windows 10, you may follow the steps below:

    • Open Settings (keyboard shortcut: Windows + I) >
      Accounts > Sign-in options.
    • Click the Change button under PIN.
    • Enter your current PIN; then, enter and confirm the new PIN underneath.
    • Tap I forgot my PIN.
    • Enter your Microsoft account password; then, set up the
      new Pin
      .

    We appreciate it if you could get back to us and provide us your feedback.
     
    Michael Gall, Mar 21, 2020
    #2
  3. Windows 10 Change password to pin

    Hi Ana,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community. I regret the inconvenience caused to you. Let me help you.



    Please share the details.


    • Are you able to log in to your desktop?

    • Do you see any error code along with the error message?
    I suggest you to go through the below steps and check if it helps.

    Follow these steps to set up a PIN on your Windows User Account:




    • Press the Windows +S key combination to display the Search box.

    • Type the word pin into the Search box, then click
      Set up PIN sign-in.

    • Find the “PIN” section and click the Add button.

    • Type in the password for your User Account, then click the
      Ok button.

    • Select and enter a 4 digit numeric pin, then enter it again for confirmation.

    • Exit the PIN setup utility.


    From now on you’ll be able to log in to your Windows account by entering your 4 digit PIN instead of your password.



    You can change your PIN at any time by following the steps below:




    • Press the Windows +S key combination to display the Search box.

    • Type the word pin into the Search box, then click Set up PIN sign-in.

    • Find the “PIN” section and click the Change button.

    • Enter your Windows password, then click the
      Ok button.

    • Select and enter a new 4 digit numeric pin, then enter it again for confirmation.

    • Click the Finish button.

    • Exit the PIN setup utility.
    Check if it helps.



    I hope the information helps. Please keep us posted on the issue. We will be happy to assist you accordingly.

    Thank you.
     
    Aswin_Anand, Mar 21, 2020
    #3
  4. Unable to Change PIN Number in Windows 10

    Pin number

    Hi Grace,

    There is a possibility that the PIN file is corrupted or certain changes like recent upgrade/updates have affected the PIN's functionality. In order for us to provide the appropriate solution to your concern, we would like to ask for more details. Please
    answer the following:

    • What build and version of Windows 10 are you using?
    • Have you made any recent changes to the sign-in options or installed updates prior to the issue?
    • Are you getting an error message after attempting to create a new PIN number?

    We will wait for your response.
     
    Jennifer Cha, Mar 21, 2020
    #4
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