Windows 10 Tutorials 87 – How to Change the PIN for Your Account

Welcome to our series of Microsoft Windows 10 tutorials that help you understand the features of this operating system by Microsoft.

This tutorial will show you how to change the PIN for your account in Windows 10.

In the last tutorial we saw how we can setup a PIN and use it instead of the traditional method of using a password to secure your account.

Having a PIN makes it easier to sign in to Windows, apps, and services by just entering your numerical PIN code.

Just like with your passwords, you can also change the PIN of your account.

How to Change the PIN for Your Account in Windows 10:

  1. Open the Settings app and click on the Account option.
  2. From the options on the left hand side, click on Sign-in options.
    How to Change the PIN for Your Account
  3. Click the Change button under the PIN setting on the right side panel.
  4. In Change your PIN window, enter your current PIN in first box then followed by new PIN in next two boxes. Click Ok to finish.
    How to Change the PIN for Your Account

Note:To setup PIN which takes more than 4 digits, uncheck the option Use a 4-digit PIN in Step 4.

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