How to Change Account Password in Windows 10


Setting an account and password on Windows is a very common measure for the people to protect their personal privacy on the machine, but there are some cases that people forget what the password is, suspect someone else get the password or just want to change the password which as been used for a long time, in this situation, people should know how to reset the password on their PCs, and if you don’t know how to do in the new Windows 10, here are some available ways you can refer to.

Two available ways to change password in Win 10

1. Take the Password Reset Tool for Microsoft Live Accounts

2. Change the password manually via the Windows settings

  • Click on Windows button to open the Start menu
  • Select Settings on the list — select Accounts
  • Click on Sign-in options — Change (under “Change your account password”)
  • Sign in with your current Microsoft account password with prompts and then enter the last four digits of your phone number for confirming your account
  • Enter the code you receive on your phone
  • Enter your old password with the instructions, and then enter a new password

For the security concern, it is highly suggested to setting a password with letters, numbers, and symbols


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