Windows 10: Unable to Sign in with Pin and it no longer gives me the option to sign in with my password...

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    Unable to Sign in with Pin and it no longer gives me the option to sign in with my password...


    Hi there,I was testing my features. I signed into my microsoft account on the web browser of my device and I said find my device and locked it. Now I don't know how to get back into it.On the sign in screen of my Windows 10 laptop it gives me the option to put in my pin the pin I've always used is not working. I always used to be able to toggle between using pin or password, the option to use password is no longer available. Please assist me as I don't know how to get back into my laptop.Thank you

    :)
     
    ClairN, Nov 30, 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, Nov 30, 2021
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  3. Sign in with pin no longer an option

    I just did the latest MS update today 5/6/18 and when it was all done and the system rebooted to the sign-in screen the pin option was no longer an option and I no longer remember the password for we changed to the pin sign-in some time ago. So what do
    I do now?
     
    Tim Juntgen, Nov 30, 2021
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  4. Unable to Sign in with Pin and it no longer gives me the option to sign in with my password...

    Password to sign in

    Hi Rosa,

    We appreciate your interest in Windows 10.

    Before proceeding, we need to know whether you are using Microsoft/Local account to sign in to Windows 10.

    If you are using Microsoft account to login to Windows 10, there is no option to disable the password and sign in to Windows 10 directly without entering password.

    Step 1:

    If you are using Local account to login to Windows 10, you can disable the password and sign in to Windows 10 directly without entering password. Follow the below steps if you use Local account.


    • Press Windows + I keys to open
      settings
      menu.

    • Click on Accounts.

    • Click on Sign in options.

    • Click on Change under Change your account password.

    • Enter your current password and leave the other two files for new password as empty and close the windows by clicking on
      OK button.

    • Sign out and try to sign in again and check.
    Step 2:

    You may also create the 4 digit PIN which will reduce your time to enter full password. Follow the below steps.


    • Press Windows + I keys to open
      settings
      menu.

    • Click on Accounts.

    • Click on Sign in options.

    • Click on Add under PIN.

    • Follow the onscreen instructions to create Pin.

    • Sign out and try to sign in again using PIN as your Sign in option.


    I hope the above information helps. Kindly let us know if you need any further assistance with Windows. We are glad to assist you.

    Thank you.
     
    Kiran Kishore, Nov 30, 2021
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