Windows Hello feature of Windows 11 allows you to use a PIN instead of a password. Using Windows Hello feature, one can set a PIN, facial recognition, or fingerprint to sign in to their account.
Microsoft says PIN is more secure than a password on a Windows 11 PC. However, if you have forgotten your Windows Hello PIN and want to reset it, then this gearupwindows article will guide you. Windows allows you to reset your saved PIN using the Settings app quickly. That means you don’t need a third-party password resetting disk.
Windows allows you to reset the PIN using two methods: from the sign-in screen or after login into your account. However, we will show the steps to reset the PIN from the Windows Settings app after login into your account.
How to Reset a PIN in Windows 11?
If you know the valid local or Microsoft online account password, then use the following steps to reset your account PIN:-
Step 1. First, sign in to your Windows 11 machine using a local or Microsoft online account.
Step 2. Then open the Settings app by hitting
Step 3. When the Settings window opens, hit the
Step 4. After that, click the
Step 5. Next, select the tile
Step 6. When the “PIN (Windows Hello)” option expands, click the link
Step 7. Now a pop-up window will open. Verify your account by entering the password and hitting the
Step 8. After verifying your account, a new pop-up window will appear. Here, you can enter your new PIN. Once done, click the