Why is PIN Code a Better Choice?
What is PIN?
|Password of Microsoft Account||PIN|
|Password Example||P @ $ sw0rd||1234|
|Storage||Saved on the Internet||Saved in local disk|
|Usage||To login Microsoft service like Outlook.com, OneDrive, Office 365 and Xbox Live.||Login account and software in PC.|
Advantages of Using PIN
We may accept complicated punctuation, numbers, upper case and lower case. Although it can enhance the security of the account, it is inconvenience when we enter the password. However, it is convenience if we login the account with PIN which requires 4 characters or even just numbers.
The encryption of PIN is offered by the TPM chip. PIN is a local password which binds with specify hardware. Others can not login your account even they know the related PIN. And even they try to login the related PC with the PIN, information of other service will stay safe.
When we login the account with Internet connection, the password could be hacked in transaction. However, logging in PC with PIN will be processed locally.The password will not be saved on the server, which can enhance the security of the data security.
How to Set PIN Code in Windows 10
How to Set PIN
Step 1: Select “Settings” in “Start” menu.
Step 2: Select “Account” in the pop up window.
Step 3: Click “Sign-in options” on the left hand and then click “Add” in PIN item.
Step 4: Enter the PIN and click “OK” to process the settings. (Here, we recommend you to set a password combines with 4 numbers.)
Step 5: We can login the account with the new set PIN after restarting.
How to Change Windows 10 PIN
How to Remove Windows 10 PIN
Step 1: Please go to the “PIN” item in “Sign-in option” and click “Remove”.
Step 2: Enter the login password of the related account and click “OK” to verify and remove the PIN.
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