Windows 10 lets you to login using PIN (Personal Identification Number) instead of using complex passwords. PIN makes it convenient to sign in to Windows, various services and apps. On the other, to type long passwords (combination of letters, digits and special symbols) every time seems irritating. You must add a password to your account before you think to create PIN.

Even after creating PIN, you can sign in using your account password if you want. An icon would be displayed which enables you to switch between sign in option.
In this blog post, we are going to let you know how you can login using a PIN in Windows 10.

How to Create PIN to login Windows 10

Launch the Settings app on your Windows 10 PC and click on the Accounts icon.

Accounts icon in Windows 10 settings

Tap on “Sign-in options” appearing on the left pane of window.

sign in options in Windows 10 Accounts settings

Click Add button under PIN section.

Create PIN in Sign in options

When prompted, verify your Microsoft account/local account password and hit Sign in button.

Verify password for your account

Now enter PIN and confirm it. Note that the PIN should be at least of 4 digits. Hit OK button.

Set up a PIN

Also read: How to Find Wireless Network Security Key Password in Windows 10

How to Remove Login PIN in Windows 10

You can also remove login PIN if you don’t consider it safe due to any reason. Follow the below instructions to remove PIN in Windows 10 PC.

Launch the Settings app on your Windows 10 PC and click on the Accounts icon. Tap on “Sign-in options” appearing on the left pane of window.

Sign in options in Windows 10 settings

Now hit Remove button appearing in PIN section.

Remove PIN in Windows 10 settings

The confirmation message will appear. Hit Remove button again to confirm it.

confirmation to remove PIN

Now you will be asked to verify your account password. Type your password and press OK button.

verify account password

Now you do have 2 options to sign in Windows 10 computer, one is by using password and another is by using PIN. You can opt any method as per your choice.

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