Set 4 Digit Number As Windows 8 Password

by Abhishek Bhatnagar on March 18, 2012

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Yes, you heard it right you can now create alternate emergency password for windows 8, which will allow you to login when you forget the primary windows 8 password and may be you are in hurry to type in the long password for windows 8 to login, as windows 8 comes with lot more many features so it allows you to have 3 different types of passwords including one primary password, PIN password which can any 4 digit number and picture password for windows 8.

We have already written several windows 8 tips, you can read our Windows 8 Tutorials and Tips. Today we are going to share another tip on how to set Set 4 Digit Number As Windows 8 Password as shown in the image below.

Set 4 Digit Number As Windows 8 Password

The procedure to create a pin password for windows 8 is fairly simple, just follow the step by step procedure below.

1. Press Windows + I key to access the PC Settings and then click More PC Settings

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2. Under more Pc Settings, click Users on the left side of the pane in the metro UI Screen.

User PC Settings Windows 8

3. Now click the option which says Create Pin password as shown in the image below.

create a pin password for windows 8

4. It will first ask for the current windows password, then you can enter the 4 digit pin number to unlock windows 8 from lock screen as shown in the image below.

pin password for windows 8

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