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How to change your password in Windows 10?

Here’s how to change your password in Windows 10 to keep your files and documents secure

If you suspect someone has your password (or maybe you feel it’s time to change your Windows 10 password), Microsoft gives you three different options to go about securing your device. We’ve tested each method and laid out how to change your password in Windows 10 in several simple steps.

It’s straightforward to set a new password in Windows 10; we recommend using a unique combination of letters, numbers, and symbols. Usually, it’s best if these passwords are at least eight characters long. Although we advise you to use an alphanumeric password format because it’s safer, you can also change your password into a PIN or picture that lets you sign in to your Microsoft account quicker. And if you’re trying your best to keep your privacy, make sure you know how to use Chrome’s incognito windows.

Also, a great option is to use Windows Hello, which allows you to sign in to your account through facial or fingerprint detection. But if you prefer the old-school method, here’s how to set your password on Windows 10. 

How to change/set a password in Windows 10

1. Click the Start button at the bottom left of your screen.

2. Click Settings from the list to the left

3. Select Accounts.

4. Select the Sign-in options from the menu.

5. Click on Change under Change your account password.

6. To change your password, you have to sign in with your current Microsoft account password. Enter your password in the box. Click Sign in.

7.  Microsoft will send you a new code to change your password through the phone number that is associated with your account. Enter the last four digits of your phone number to verify it is the correct number. Press Enter.

8. You will receive a code on your phone. Enter the code.

9. A new page will direct you to enter your old password and then type in a new passwordReenter the new password. Press Enter.

If you see this message then you successfully changed your password!

Change your password to a PIN

1.  Follow steps 1 through 4 under To Change Your Current Password above.

2. Within the Sign-in options, click on Add under PIN

3. To change your password, you have to sign in with your current Microsoft account password. Enter your password in the box. Click Sign in.

4. Enter a new pin in the first box and reenter it in the second one. Click OK. You can now use this pin to sign into your Microsoft account.

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