Change or reset your windows password

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While it is easy khổng lồ Change Local User account Password in Windows 10, you can also change your Microsoft User tài khoản Password using 3 different methods as provided below.

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Change Microsoft Password in Windows 10

You may find the need khổng lồ change Microsoft account Password, if you believe or suspect that the Password for your Microsoft User account has been compromised.

This can be achieved using ‘Change Password’ option & also by using the option to change User Password khổng lồ PIN or Picture, as available in Windows 10.


Even if you have forgotten Microsoft password, you can phối a new Microsoft Password for your Microsoft account by going to Microsoft’s Password Recovery page.

1. Change Microsoft account Password Using Settings

If you know your current Microsoft Password, you can login lớn the computer using your Microsoft User Account and change the password using Settings.

Note: Move khổng lồ next method, if you do not know the password for your Microsoft User Account.

Go to lớn Settings > Accounts > select Sign-in Options in the left pane. In the right pane, scroll down & select the Password option và click on the Change button.

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On Verify your identity screen, click on your email Address lớn receive a Security Code from Microsoft.

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On the next screen, enter the Security Code and click on the Verify button.

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Once your email Account is verified, you will be provided with the option to change Microsoft User account Password. Enter your Current Password & then type in your New Password.

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You will see Password Changed confirmation, once your Microsoft account Password is changed.

Note: Microsoft tài khoản Passwords must have a minimum of 8 characters and contain at least two of these: uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers, & symbols.


2. Change or Reset Microsoft Password

If you have forgotten your Microsoft account Password, you can setup a New Password by using Microsoft’s Password Reset service.

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Visit Microsoft’s Password Reset trang web > enter the thư điện tử Address linked to lớn your Microsoft User Account và click on the Next button.

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On the next screen, select your e-mail Address and click on Get Code button to lớn receive a Security Code from Microsoft.

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On the next screen, enter the Security Code and click on Next.

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On ‘Reset password’ screen, type New Password, Reenter the Password and click on the Next button.

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You will see a confirmation pop-up reading “Your Password has been Reset” & you will be able to lớn login lớn the computer using the New Password.

3. Change Microsoft User account Password khổng lồ PIN

As mentioned above, you can setup a 4-digit sạc as the Login Password on your computer, instead of using your Microsoft trương mục Password.

Go lớn Settings > Accounts > select Sign-in Options in the left-pane. In the right-pane, scroll down and select Windows Hello sạc option and click on the địa chỉ cửa hàng button.

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On the next screen, click on Next > enter 4-digit PIN & click on OK.

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You will now be able lớn login to your computer using this PIN, instead of using your regular password.

4. Change Microsoft User tài khoản Password khổng lồ Picture

Another option is lớn use a picture or pattern as the Login password on your computer, instead of using your Microsoft account Password.

Go khổng lồ Settings > Accounts > select Sign-in Options in the left-pane. In the right-pane, scroll down and select Picture Password option và click on the showroom button.

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On the next screen, enter your current Microsoft tài khoản Password và click on OK.

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Follow the online instructions to choose a Picture and use the Picture as the Login Password on your computer.