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Windows 10: Sign in with a PIN or Picture

You probably sign into Windows 10 using your Microsoft account. That account should have a strong password – something long and complex – so typing it can be a bit of a palaver, especially if you’re using a tablet with its on-screen keyboard. In this article, I’ll show you two alternatives: a PIN number or a ‘picture password’. Either of these lets you sign in much more quickly and easily. Perhaps surprisingly, you’ll be doing it more securely too!

Category: Basics, Issues, Optimisation
Issue: 2020 Issue 1 January
Operating Systems: 7, 8, 10
Article Reference: W306



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