Windows 10: What Is My PIN?

Discus and support What Is My PIN? in Windows 10 Updates and Activation to solve the problem; I never KNOWINGLY created a Microsoft account, so I don't have all the password, PIN, etc. data to access my supposed account. Might a Microsoft... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Updates and Activation' started by Carl LaFong Tucson, Dec 12, 2019.

  1. What Is My PIN?


    I never KNOWINGLY created a Microsoft account, so I don't have all the password, PIN, etc. data to access my supposed account. Might a Microsoft account for me/purchaser come pre-installed on the Dell I bought back in February? For what it's worth, I changed a mystery password today to one I now know and can access my Microsoft account now. The problem is I tried to access one of my account's features but was prevented from doing so because I don't have or don't know my mystery PIN. All my attempts to change/create a PIN have met with failure. Can anyone help me to unlock the Gordian Knot of PIN creating/changing? TIA

    :)
     
    Carl LaFong Tucson, Dec 12, 2019
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  2. JayPhi Win User

    Clear "Pin suggested" list in People Bar


    Does anybody know how to clear the "Pin suggested" list on the "People bar"?

    Contacts are added to the "Pin suggested" list once you've pinned and unpinned them. But there seems to be no obvious way to remove them from that list.

    After playing around with this feature and pinning and unpinning many dummy contacts, it's rather annoying to see them in the "Pin suggested" list when you click on the "My People" icon in the taskbar.
     
    JayPhi, Dec 12, 2019
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  3. 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, Dec 12, 2019
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  4. JayPhi Win User

    What Is My PIN?

    Clear "Pin suggested" list in People Bar


    Thanks Josey Wales,

    I can pin and unpin People contacts to the taskbar without problems, but these contacts will still show up on the "Pin suggested" list. It's this list I want to clear, because some contacts or double and some are dummy contacts. It's not that big of a deal, but it's rather annoying to have them suggested to me.
     
    JayPhi, Dec 12, 2019
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