Windows 10: Windows Hello PIN to Unlock Screen

Discus and support Windows Hello PIN to Unlock Screen in Windows Hello & Lockscreen to solve the problem; I have a Surface Book 2 Laptop. Was using facial recognition to open my locked screen. All of a sudden the computer started telling me that I... Discussion in 'Windows Hello & Lockscreen' started by gcmiller, Jun 18, 2020.

  1. gcmiller Win User

    Windows Hello PIN to Unlock Screen


    I have a Surface Book 2 Laptop. Was using facial recognition to open my locked screen. All of a sudden the computer started telling me that I couldn't open my locked screen without a Windows Hello PIN! I never installed Windows Hello nor can I install it because I use the Chrome browser!! Nor is there any information in my Microsoft account that says I have nor what to do to correct this!!! Someone, could you please help????

    :)
     
    gcmiller, Jun 18, 2020
    #1
  2. Anne Ros Win User

    Login with PIN and Hello

    Hi Jean,

    Windows 10 includes multiple options to sign-in to your account, including the ability to sign-in using a PIN and Windows Hello, which uses facial recognition. For us to provide a solution suited to your concern, we need additional information. Can
    you answer the questions below?

    • How are you setting the PIN and Hello?
    • Which build version of Windows is your PC running on?
    • Were there any error codes or messages?

    In the meantime, we suggest that you follow the steps below on how to set up PIN.

    • Open Settings.
    • Select Accounts.
    • Click Sign-in options.
    • Click the Add button for the PIN and set your PIN.
    • Do the same for the Windows Hello.

    Looking forward to your response.
     
    Anne Ros, Jun 18, 2020
    #2
  3. windows hello and pin

    Hi,

    This error code is usually caused by corrupted Windows system files. For better assistance, we would like to ask the following:

    • What happens when you're trying to set up Windows Hello or a pin on your computer?
    • Is there an error message displayed when setting up Windows Hello or a pin?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you done so far?
    • How did you reinstall Windows?

    Looking forward to your reply so we can provide the best resolution for you.
     
    Gerard Qui, Jun 18, 2020
    #3
  4. Windows Hello PIN to Unlock Screen

    Windows Hello face-unlock doesn't work, always ask me to enter a pin. Why?

    Hi Reynier,

    Windows Hello is a more personal, more secure way to get instant access to your
    Windows 10 devices using fingerprint or facial recognition. A
    PIN
    on Windows Hello is recommended to ensure that you can still unlock and use your device even if you can't use your preferred biometric because the sensor is unavailable or not working properly.

    To resolve your concern, we suggest that you re-enroll Windows Hello and change how you want to sign in via Settings. To do this, follow the steps listed below:

    • Type Settings in the Search bar and press
      Enter
      .
    • Go to Accounts then Sign-in options.
    You can also use the below articles for more information about Windows Hello:

    Feel free to post back for an update and let us know if you need more help.
     
    Eileen Gal, Jun 18, 2020
    #4
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