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Change your Windows 10 Login Password


Windows 10

If you use a Microsoft account on your Windows 10 computer, you need to follow the instructions in Method 2 of this guide (or sign into the Microsoft online website) to change your password.

Method 1:

Change the Windows 10 Password from Control Panel


  1. Open the Control Panel. Set the View by option to Large icons. Click User Accounts.


  2. Click the Manage another account link.


  3. Click the user account that you want to change the password for.


  4. On the next screen, click the Change the password option.


  5. Type in your current password and then enter the new one you wish to use. Click Change password.



Method 2:

Change the Windows 10 Password from PC Settings


  1. Press the Windows + I keys together to open the Settings app. Click Accounts.


  2. Click Sign-in options on the left side, and click the Change button under Password section on the right side.


  3. Enter your current password and click Next.


  4. Enter and reenter a new password, and set a password hint. Click Next.