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4 Ways to Sign in to Windows 10 without Password

Using a password to sign into Windows 10 helps keep your PC secure. But if you’re really tired of entering the password, or the password does bring you inconvenience, you can choose not to use it or even delete it. Now this post will show you how to log in to Windows 10 without a password.


Way 1: Use other sign-in options

It is indeed a bit inconvenient to enter the password every time you log in to Windows 10, especially if your password is relatively long and complex. A good solution is to create other sign-in options, like a PIN or a picture password. If your PC has a webcam or fingerprint scanner, you can also sign in with your face or a fingerprint. If you create any of these sign-in options, Windows 10 will give priority to login in with it, without requiring you to enter a regular password. To add a sign-in option, go to Settings > Accounts > Sign-in options.

add other sign-in options

Way 2: Turn off login password

If you want Windows 10 to log in automatically without entering any password, you can turn off or delete your password. Of course, this approach only applies to local accounts.

Step 1: Go to Settings > Accounts > Sign-in options. In the right pane, click the Password section, and then click the Change button.

click Change

Step 2: Type your current password and click Next.

type current password

Step 3: When you’re asked to enter a new password, leave the "New password", "Confirm password", and "Password hint" fields blank and click Next.

leave password field blank

Step 4: Click Finish and your account login password has been deleted. Next time you can sign in Windows 10 without any password or PIN.

Way 3: Turn on automatic login

If you use a Microsoft account to sign into Windows 10, you can’t delete your password. In this case, in order to sign in to Windows 10 without a password, you can turn on automatic login.

Step 1: Go to Settings > Accounts > Sign-in options, and then make sure the option "Require Windows Hello sign-in for Microsoft accounts” is turned off. (Tips: Skip this step if you don't have Windows Hello sign-in or if you use a local account.)

turn off

Step 2: Type netplwiz in the taskbar search box and hit Enter to open the advanced User Accounts settings panel.

open netplwiz

Step 3: On the User Accounts panel, select your user account name, uncheck the checkbox next to “Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer”, and then click Apply.

uncheck the option

Step 4: When the Automatically Sign in dialog pops up, type your user account password and click OK.

type your password

That’s it. Next time you can sign in to Windows 10 using your Microsoft account without entering a password or PIN.

Way 4: How to sign into Windows 10 if you forgot password

In case you forgot your password and have no other sign-in options, is there a way to log into Windows 10 without a password? The answer is yes. The simplest and most secure way is to use a password reset disk to remove the password. Here is how.

Step 1: Create a password reset disk.

Download and install iSumsoft Windows Password Refixer on another working computer. After installation, launch this tool. Then choose USB device > insert a USB flash drive > click Begin burning to create a Windows password reset disk.

create password reset disk

Step 2: Boot the locked PC from the disk.

Insert the password reset disk (USB drive) to the computer on which you forgot Windows 10 password. Start or restart the computer into its Boot Menu or BIOS menu, and then set the computer to boot from the USB drive.

boot PC from password disk

Step 3: Remove Windows 10 password.

After the computer boots up, the password reset interface of iSumsoft Windows Password Refixer will appear on your screen. Select your user account name and click Reset Password. Click Yes and your password will be removed immediately.

remove login password

Step 4: Sign in to Windows 10 without a password.

Click Reboot. Click Yes and quickly disconnect the password reset disk from the computer. Then your computer will restart normally and you can log in to Windows 10 without a password.

reboot the computer