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How do I create a PIN for your Account in Windows 8?

How do I create a PIN for your Account in Windows 8?

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A PIN is a quick, convenient way to sign in to your PC by using a 4-digit code.

  1. Launch Charms by placing the cursor to the top right hand or bottom left hand corner.
    • Note: Shortcut to Charms is <Windows> key + C. 
  2. Select Settings.
     
  3. Select PC settings.
     
  4. Select Users.
     
  5. Select Create a PIN.
     
  6. Input the current password and select OK.
     
  7. Input the desired 4 digit pin within the Enter PIN box.
     
  8. Re-enter the 4 digit pin within the Confirm PIN box.
  9. Select Finish.