Windows 10 features a suite of security features to safeguard your PC. But if you need a password or security key to delete. That option is also there. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to delete your PIN and other sign-in options from Windows 10.

Delete your PIN and other sign-in options from Windows 10

To delete your PIN and other sign-in options from Windows 10, follow this procedure step by step.

Remove PIN

Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type Settings in the search box and then click the Settings option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Settings option, the Windows Settings will appear as follows.

Click the Accounts option from the Windows Settings screen as highlighted in the above image. As you click the Accounts option, the following screen will appear.

As you can see that the screen is separated into two parts. Click the Sign-in options from the left side of the screen as highlighted in the above image. Then the following options will appear.

To delete the PIN of Windows 10, you have to add the PIN first. Then click the Remove button to delete the PIN as highlighted in the above image. As you click the Remove button, the following options will appear on your screen.

Click the Remove button as highlighted in the above image. As soon as you click the Remove button, the following dialogue box will appear.

Enter the password of Windows in the Password textbox and then click the OK button as highlighted in the above image.

Remove the Account

Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type Settings in the search box and then click the Settings option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Settings option, the Windows Settings will appear as follows.

Click the Accounts option from the Windows Settings screen as highlighted in the above image. As you click the Accounts option, the following screen will appear.

As you can see that the screen is separated into two parts. Choose the Family & other people from the left side of the screen as highlighted in the above image. Then the following options will appear.

Click the Add someone else to this PC option as highlighted in the above image. Then the following dialogue box will appear.

Click I don’t have this person’s sign-in information link as highlighted in the above image. The next dialogue box will be as follows.

Click Add a user without a Microsoft account link as highlighted in the above image. After that, the following dialogue box will appear on your screen.

Enter the user name in Who’s going to use this PC? textbox. Then enter the password in Make it secure textboxes as highlighted in the above image. As you enter the password some more fields will pop up as the following image is showing.

Select the Security question. Write the answer and click the Next button as highlighted in the above image. As soon as you click the Next button, the account will appear as follows.

Click on this highlighted account and two buttons will appear as the following image is showing.

Click the Change account type button as highlighted in the above image. Then the following dialogue box will appear.

Choose the Administrator account option and click the OK button as highlighted in the above image. Now click on the Windows icon and then click the Profile icon as the following image is showing.

A menu will open, click the newly created account and sign-in with that account as highlighted in the above image. Then again go the Account Settings page and click the Family & other people option as the following image is showing.

As you click this option, the following option will appear on your screen.

Now click the Remove button to delete your account as highlighted in the above image.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to delete your PIN and other sign-in options from Windows 10.

How to delete your PIN and other sign-in Options from Windows 10
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Karim Buzdar

About the Author: Karim Buzdar holds a degree in telecommunication engineering and holds several sysadmin certifications. As an IT engineer and technical author, he writes for various web sites. He blogs at LinuxWays.

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