How to Change Computer Password Windows 11 in 2024 or Local Password

The computer password might be your Local password or Microsoft Account password. If you set the Microsoft account password then your computer will ask for a change or Verify the Microsoft password on the system. or You need to verify with the local account password, like before Forgot or change Windows Hello PIN, Facial Recognition, Fingerprint Recognition.

Follow the below steps on how to change your Computer password in windows 11 laptop & Desktop

Settings to Change Computer Password in Windows 11

Step 1: Right-click on the Start menu, or Command + I key to open the settings app on windows 11.

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settings-on-windows-11-for-remove-pin (1)

Step 2: Select Account from the left side of the window, and Click on Sign-In Options.

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change-sign-in-password-or-local-password-in-windows-11

Step 3: See the Password section, Here’s the option to Change the Password that’s Sign in with your account’s password.

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change-password-in-windows-11-computer

Now, if you have set up PIN then Enter your PIN to verify the access.

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enter-pin-to-verify-if-enabled-in-windows-11

Step 4: Enter a new password two times in the First box and Verify Password box. And That’s it.

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change-windows-account-password-or-local-password-in-windows-11

Change Windows 11 Password Using Shortcut

Are you unable to change your windows 11 password using the above method and then pop up with the Option? follow the below steps,

Go to your Windows 11 screen, Press CTRL + AlT + DELETE Key from your Keyboard. See the Option Change Password.

Now, Enter your OLD password, then the New password Two times one by one, in New Password and Confirm Password.

Now, Click on Arrow next to the Third Verify password box to Save on your windows 11 computer.

You will see the message, Your Password has been changed Click on Ok to apply the change.

Now, the next time enter your new password to log in to your Windows 11 login screen.

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