Let’s explain to you how to reset your account password or PIN of Windows 11, so that if you can’t access your PC you can solve it. Windows allows you to set a PIN to lock your session, which can also be with letters and symbols to make it a password.
In case you have forgotten this password, Windows 11 offers a very simple method to reset it without logging into the computer. The only thing you will need is to know the password for the Microsoft account linked to your Windows account.
How to reset your Windows 11 PIN
If when you go to log in to Windows you don’t remember your PIN, then the first thing to do is always try to use some other login method that you have configured. In case it doesn’t work for you either, click on the option I forgot my PIN that appears below the field where you have to write it.
This will cause Windows to open a screen to access your Microsoft account. In it, you will see that the email linked to Windows has already been detected, and you will have to enter the password for your Microsoft account and click on Log in. The password will be the one you use to enter Outlook or Hotmail with this account. If necessary, complete the login with two-step verification as instructed.
Once you have logged in with your Microsoft account, the system It will ask you if you want to reset the PIN of your account on this computer. Here, click on Continue to continue with the process.
And on the next screen, you simply have to write the new PIN twice that you want to use. It can be a numbers-only PIN, or a password that includes letters and symbols in addition to numbers. Once you have it, you will have reset the password.