You can always choose to disable password authentication in your Windows computer. It could be you are tired of always inputting a password every time your computer sleeps or shuts down. The good thing is that there are ways you can actually remove password authentication login. The following piece will guide you through some of the processes you can do away with signing in with any password.
Disable Password Authentication in Windows 10 Login
By the end of this article, you will have learnt the easy steps on how to set up your Windows to have no sign in passwords.
Step 1. Click on Windows Start Button, then Settings
On the bottom left corner of your computer, you will find the windows start button. Click on it, then hit settings, just as follows;
Step 2. Go to Accounts, then Sign in Option
Once you hit settings, a whole new menu will appear. Head over to accounts and click on it. Here, you will be met with other options, for our case, choose the sign in option, then click on it.
Step 3. Go to Password then click Change
When you click on sign-in options, a list of options on how you sign in to your computer will appear. Here, go to the password option, then hit change. Just as shown;
Once you click on change, you will be required to provide the current password. Ensure that you input the correct one so that you can proceed to the next step. Click next to proceed.
Step 4. Change your Password
The next step is to change your password. Here, you need to leave some spaces blank and on the provide hint section, you can give one. For example, free access etc. From there click on next then finish to complete your changes.
When you leave the new password and confirm password spaces blank, there will be no sign in password set. Hence, you wont be needing a password to sign in to your Windows system.
Step 5. Restart your computer
The main reason for this is to check whether the changes made have been applied or not. If the changes were done successfully, you will realize that, during log in, when you click sign in, you will be automatically ushered into your system. No passwords will be required.
Passwords are good, especially when you are in a public forum, you can be sure that your data is well protected as compared to when there is no password. However, the best thing is you can always bring back your password and also remove it in seconds. The above method is among the quickest ways to remove a password authentication log in on Windows. There is however another way, you can do the same process and it is as follows;
- Right click on the windows start button
- Click on computer management
- On the System tools, open local users and groups, then click on users
- Find your username on the options provided, then right click on it
- click on the option of set password, then hit proceed
- Leave the new password section blank, allowing you to sign in with no password