Windows 10 Tutorials 90 – How to Remove the PIN for Your Account

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

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

In Windows 10 the option to remove your PIN does not exist. However, there is a workaround to this as described below:

How to Remove 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.
  3. Click the I forgot my PIN link under the PIN setting on the right side panel.
    How to Remove the PIN for Your Account
  4. If your PIN is associated with your Microsoft account, then click on Continue to confirm.
    How to Remove the PIN for Your Account
  5. You will be prompted to verify your account password, enter your password and Sign in to continue.
    How to Remove the PIN for Your Account
  6. Now enter your alternate email address to receive verification code. Click Next to continue.
    How to Remove the PIN for Your Account
  7. Enter the code you have received in your alternate email address to reset the PIN. Click Next to continue.
    How to Remove the PIN for Your Account
  8. In Set up a PIN window, leave everything blank and click on Cancel to finish.
    How to Remove the PIN for Your Account
  9. If you go back to Step 2 you, you will notice your PIN has been removed.
    How to Remove the PIN for Your Account
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Abhishek Madhu says September 12, 2016

Thank u buddy 🙂

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