How To Change Password Windows 10 Step-by-Step (with Pictures)

How To Change Password Windows 10? Do you usually change your computer log-in password? My computer and my websites force me to regularly change my passwords, like every two months or so. You can help keep your computer more safety by changing your password regularly and by using a new strong password. If you forget or lost Windows 10 password, there are several things you can try to reset Windows 10 password , change password Windows 10, or delete Password Windows 10. Therefore, in this tutorial I will guide you how to change your password on windows 10. This guide will give you four different medthods to change password in Windows 10.

To Change Password On Windows 10 Of Your Microsoft Account In Settings App

Step 1. First, you open Settings, then press on the Accounts icon.

Step 2. You press on Sign-in options on the left side. Then you scroll down to the Password section and you press the Change button to change password Windows 10 (see picture below).

Change Password On Windows 10 Of Your Microsoft Account In Settings App

Step 3. You type in the current password of your Microsoft account, then you press on Next. (see picture below).

Change Password On Windows 10 Of Your Microsoft Account In Settings App

Step 4. At this step, you will type in your current old password and type in a new password, then you press on Next. (see picture below).

Change Password On Windows 10 Of Your Microsoft Account In Settings App

Notes: Your passwords for a Microsoft account must have at least 8 characters and contain at least two of the following: numbers, symbols, uppercase letters and lowercase letters.

Step 5. Finally, you can sign in into Windows 10 with your new Microsoft account password. You click on Finish and your’re done (see picture below).

Change Password On Windows 10 Of Your Microsoft Account In Settings App

Read more: Reset Password Windows 10 USB Flash Drive

To Change Password Windows 10 Of Your Local Account In CTRL+ALT+DEL secure screen

Step 1. If you’re signed into Windows 10 with a local user account and now you want to change password Windows 10, you press the Ctrl+Alt+Del keys to open the secure screen.

Step 2. You press on Change a password (see picture below).

Change Password Windows 10 Of Your Local Account In CTRL+ALT+DEL secure screen

Step 3. You will type in your current old password and type in a new password, then click Enter or click on the arrow. (see picture below).

Change Password Windows 10 Of Your Local Account In CTRL+ALT+DEL secure screen

Step 4. You press on OK and your’re done (see picture below).

Change Password Windows 10 Of Your Local Account In CTRL+ALT+DEL secure screen

To Change Password Windows 10 Of Your Local Account In Settings App

If you’re signed into Windows 10 with a local user account and you want to change password Windows 10.

Step 1. You open Settings, then you click on the Accounts icon.

Step 2. You press on Sign-in options on the left side, then press on the Change button under Password (see screenshot below).

Change Password Windows 10 Of Your Local Account In Settings App

Step 3. You type in your current password, and press on Next (see picture below).

Change Password Windows 10 Of Your Local Account In Settings App

Step 4. You type in a new password and password hint, then you press on Next (see picture below).

Change Password Windows 10 Of Your Local Account In Settings App

Step 5. You press on Finish (see picture below).

Change Password Windows 10 Of Your Local Account In Settings App

To Change Password In Windows 10 Using Command Prompt

You must be signed into as an administrator to be able to do this method. This method should only be used if you has forgotten your password Windows 10, and you don’t have a password reset disk.

Step 1. You open an elevated command prompt.

Step 2. In the elevated command prompt, you type the command below and hit Enter.

net user “UserName” *

Note: Substitute UserName in the command above with the actual user name of the local account within quotes that you want to change password Windows 10.

Step 3. When prompted, you type a new password and hit Enter, retype the new password to confirm and hit Enter, and then go to step 4 below.

Change Password In Windows 10 Using Command Prompt

Step 4. Once finished, you can close the elevated command prompt.

Read more: Top 5 Best Ways To Reset Password Windows 10

If you have any problems, just comment below, and we will guide you to step by step. Thanks for reading the tutorial How To Change Password Windows 10.

 


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