How to remove Pin login from Windows 10?

Original Title: I don't need no stinkin pin!!!

I just installed Windows 10.  It asked me for a pin number so I put one in.  BUT, I live alone and don't need or want this pin #.  I just want the PC to start.  How do I get rid of the PC asking me for a pin number

Hi,

Welcome to Microsoft Community and we appreciate your interest in Windows 10.

I will definitely assist you.

 

Let’s try simple steps and check if this helps in resolving the issue. Follow the below steps.

  1. Open the Settings, and click/tap on the Accounts icon.
    If you are using a Microsoft Account to sign in, then make sure that you verify your account on the PC.
  2. Select Sign-in options, and click/tap on I forgot my PIN.
  3. Click/tap on Continue.
  4. Leave the PIN fields empty, and click/tap on Cancel.
  5. Your PIN will now be removed. You can create a new PIN whenever you want to or continue using your Windows 10 PC without a PIN. 

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it's not mandatory to have a unique pin number

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It's worked on my pc thanks and please accept my heartfull gratitude. Thanks Microsoft

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Thank you for keeping us updated and glad to know that you able to resolve the issue. If you need further assistance with Windows in future, let us know and will be happy to help.

 

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This did not work for me. When I canceled the pin, signed out, then back in, I requested a password.

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