How to Delete Sign in Password on Windows 10?

by John Clarke Freelancer
Using Windows 10 by creating a password or any other way of authentication is one of the most secure ways for keeping your files and device safe for years. However, sometimes creating a login password may just create few additional steps in the process of login into Windows 10 accounts. Luckily, if anyone has a Windows 10 device without significant files, and you are not worried regarding security. Therefore, Windows 10 includes numerous ways to delete the account password. Underneath are some simple steps which help you in automatically log in or delete the sign in password permanently from the Windows 10 device which completely depends on the account type you have. The steps are quite simple and easily understandable by every Windows 10 users. Although removing or deleting your Windows 10 password will also remove the security from the system. The steps are discussed below.

Steps to Delete Password on Windows 10

Well, there are various ways for deleting the password on Windows 10, but here we provide the most effective steps for doing it. Sometimes, these steps are complicated and time-consuming, so we suggest you follow them in the same sequence as mentioned in the screen. Here are the two best ways of removing the login password, which is as follows:

Turn off Sign in Password on Windows 10
Delete Sign in Password on Windows 10
Instruction to Turn Off Sign In Password on Windows 10

Are you using a Microsoft account? If yes, then you can’t entirely delete the password, as the login credential of Microsoft account is linked to the login account of the users, but one can configure the device to automatically login to take off an account without using a password. Here how to turn off sign in the password on Windows 10 are as follows:

Click on the ‘Start’ icon to launch the ‘Start’ menu on the screen.
Type ‘netplwiz’ in the start search menu and press the top result to begin the experience.
Now, choose the user account which you wish to delete the password located in the ‘Users for this Computer’ section.
Next, clean the ‘User must Enter a Username and Password to Use this Computer’ option.
Then, press the ‘Apply’ tab to save all the changes.
Provide all the information related to the Microsoft account.
Tap on the ‘OK’ tab.
Again, press the ‘OK’ tab to complete the process.
Once finished, your Windows 10 device will continue to have a password to stay safe and secure from remote access, but it will automatically sign in whenever the user wants to restart the device.

Instructions to Delete Sign In Password on Windows 10

On the other hand, if someone is using the Microsoft account, one can delete the password permanently, but you need to switch to any of the local accounts. Here how to do it:

Deleting Password for Microsoft Account

In order to change to the local account and delete the sign in password, follow the steps which are discussed below:

Tap on the ‘Settings’ option to open the settings menu on the screen.
Press the ‘Accounts’ option.
Tap on the ‘Your Info’ tab.
Hit the ‘Sign in with a Local account instead’ link.
Enter the ‘Current Password’ on the prompted field.
Press the ‘Next’ tab to navigate to the next screen.
Now, create a Sign in credential to entirely delete the password.
Then, ‘Skip’ the password creation to delete the password.
Tap on the ‘Next’ tab.
Hit the ‘Sign Out’ process and close all the windows to complete the process.

Bob Martin is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cybersecurity, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Norton security products at

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