In addition to regular passwords, you can use a picture password for signing into Windows 10. This is undoubtedly easier than remembering and typing a long password. Plus, this also comes in very handy if you are using a touchscreen device. All you have to do is choose an image and the gestures to set it up. This tutorial shows you how to set up a picture password in Windows 10. Take a look.
How to set up a picture password in Windows 10
Step 1: First and foremost, you will need to use the keyboard shortcut Windows + I to open Settings.
Step 2: Once you are in the Settings window, click the Accounts icon.
Step 3: On the Accounts page, choose the Sign-in options tab on the left.
Step 3: On the right, click the Add button in the Picture password section.
Step 4: You are now prompted to verify your account info. To do this, you simply type in your password, and then click OK.
Step 5: In the Picture password window, click Choose picture in order to browse and pick a picture to use for password.
Step 6: Once you are done selecting the picture, click the Use this picture button to continue. You can also click the Choose new picture button if you wish to use another one.
Step 7: It’s time to draw your three gestures on the picture. You can draw a simple shape by clicking and dragging or you can just create a tap by clicking.
Step 8: Once finished, you will have to draw them again to confirm the password.
Step 9: After confirming the password successfully, you just need to click Finish to implement your new picture password.
That’s all there is to it. Got any questions about setting up a picture password in Windows 10? Let us know in the comments below.
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