If necessary, you may modify both the If you wish to, you can change both your Local User Account as well as your Microsoft User passwords on your personal computer. The following are the steps needed to Change Password in Windows 10.
Change Login Password in Windows 10
If you’re searching for a method to Change the Login Password for your personal computer, it’s probable that your Password to access your user Account is compromised or you’re struggling to remember the Password and you want you to reset it.
Below are the steps needed to change both your Local User Account as well as Microsoft User Account Passwords on your PC.
Additionally, you’ll be able to modify your password for User Account to PIN or Image instead of the standard alpha-numeric Windows 10 Login Password.
1. Change Local User Password Using Settings
If you have the Personal User Account (Local) then follow these steps to change your the User Password on Windows 10.
Log into Settings, Accounts and then Select Sign-in Options on the lower left-hand pane. On the next screen, scroll to the bottom and click on the Password option. Then click the Change button.
On the Change your Password Screen, type in your Current Password and click next.
The next page will appear, type in on the next screen, your New Password, Reenter Password and then click next button.
Then, click the button that says Finish.
By following the steps above you’ve successfully completed the process of changing the the Local User Account Password in Windows 10.
2. Change Microsoft User Account Password
To change your Microsoft User Password, you have to log into Your Microsoft Account and the computer must be connected to the Internet.
Navigate to Accounts, Settings and Accounts. Then choose Sign-in Options from the pane to the left. Then, in the second pane scroll down , and click on the Password option, then click the Change button.
On the screen to verify your identity Click to enter Your Email Address to receive a Security Code from Microsoft.
Next, type into the Security Code and click on the Verify button.
After your Email Account has been verified You will be provided with the possibility of changing your Microsoft User Account Password. Enter your current password and then enter the new password.
You will receive a Password Changed confirmation, once you have changed your Microsoft Account Password is changed.
3. Change Windows 10 Password to PIN
Windows 10 provides the option to log in to your computer with an digit-based PIN instead of using an alpha-numeric password.
Navigate to Accounts, Settings and Select Sign-in Options from the lower left-hand pane. On the next screen, scroll down to choose Windows Hello PIN. Windows Hello PIN option and select the Add button.
Next, type your current User Password, then select OK.
Next, type in an 8-digit PIN and select OK.
You’ll be able to access your computer with this four-digit PIN instead of your normal password for your user account.
4. Change Windows 10 Password to Picture
Another option for login for login in Windows 10 is to use the pattern or image instead of a standard alphanumeric password.
Navigate to Accounts, Settings and Settings. choose Sign-in Options from the pane to the left. On the next screen, scroll down , and click on the Picture Password option and click on the Add button.
The next page will prompt you to type in your current user password and select OK.
Follow the next steps to create the Picture to be your Login Password on your personal computer.