How to change the PIN in Windows 10

Last Updated on April 15, 2020 by Next Century

You can use a PIN code in Windows 10 to sign-in to your PC, Store, and other services. If, for some reason, you need to change your PIN, it is really simple. We’ll show you how.

Follow these simple steps:

  • Open Settings (keyboard shortcut: Windows + I) > Accounts > Sign-in options

  • Tap or click the Change button under PIN

  • Enter your current PIN, then enter and confirm the new PIN underneath

Well done, you have now changed your pin. But what if you forgot your pin?

How to reset the Windows 10 PIN

Follow these steps if you need to reset your pin:

  • Open Settings (keyboard shortcut: Windows + I) > Accounts > Sign-in options

  • Tap or click I forgot my PIN

  • You will see a warning that you will need to log in from scratch to access games, social networking, and more. Tap or click Continue.

  • Enter your Microsoft account password and then set up the new Pin

    You have now successfully reset your pin.

Was this article helpful?

Related Articles