When using a touch screen it may be awkward to enter your password every time you sign into your computer. Windows has a feature to enable a short PIN code for fast sign-in. Learn how to set up that PIN code in this video.
- [Instructor] On a tablet computer,…it can be tedious to type in your account password…on a touchscreen every time you want to sign in…and use your computer,…so in this movie,…we'll see how to set up a PIN code to sign in instead.…To do this,…we'll need to go into Settings,…so I'll use the shortcut right here on the start screen…to go to Settings.…Then I'll go to the Accounts category,…and then on the sidebar on the left,…I'll choose Sign-in options.…Scrolling down a bit,…we can see this section for PIN code…and a button to add a new PIN.…So I'll tap that add button.…Signing in with a PIN code…does not replace your regular account password.…
That password is still the key to your system.…This just gives you an alternative way to sign in…as an extra convenience.…Now when you go to set this up,…it may prompt you for your account password first,…but I signed in very recently…so it's not asking for my password here.…I just need to set the PIN code that I want to use.…Some people use a simple, four-digit numerical code,…
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