Setup PIN Logon in Windows 8
In Windows 8 we have three password options i) Live Account Password (works like normal password) ii) Picture Password and iii) PIN Password. In this article we will see how to setup a PIN Password.
In Windows 8 we have the three password options:
- Live Account Password (works like normal password)
- Picture Password
- PIN Password.
In this article we will see how to setup a PIN Password.
A PIN Password works like an ATM (Automated Teller Machine) Password; you just need to press 4 keys (digits only) and you are done. Let's see how to set it up.
Use the following steps.
On the default Metro Style home window, click on "Control Panel" and then select "Users". Alternatively, if you are on the Desktop, just move your mouse to the bottom-right side then click on "Settings" and then at the bottom click on "Change PC Settings" and in the Metro App that opens click on "Users":
Now if you click on "Users" you will see the following screen:
In the Metro window, click on "Create a PIN"; you will be asked to enter the existing password (probably the Windows Live account password) to proceed:
Once you enter the existing password, you will get a screen to enter your PIN (4 digit PIN). Click on the OK button and you are done:
Now sign out and check it.