The password of your local Windows 10 account is what you use to log in to your user account in Windows 10 on your computer. A strong password helps keep your machine more secure because it is the first line of defense against cyber criminals. You may know best practices with a password: mix in special characters, the longer the better, make it unique to each site, etc. However, it’s incredibly difficult to remember it and sometimes you may forget it. If you want to change the password of your local account in Windows 10, here’s how to do it. Below are two easy methods that you can follow to have your password changed quickly. Let’s check out now!

Method 1:
Firstly, we would like to show you a quick and easy way to change the password of your local Windows 10 account. It includes three steps:
Step 1: While signed in to your local account, press CTRL+ALT+DELETE to open the secure screen.
Step 2: Click on Change a password.
Step 3: Type in your current old password in Old password text box
Step 4: Type in your new password in New password and Confirm password text box, and press Enter or click on the arrow.
Step 5: Click on OK.

You can change the password of your local Windows 10 account very quickly and easily.

Method 2:

Step 1: Open the Start menu and access the Settings application and click on the Accounts icon

Step 2: From the option on left hand side, tap on Sign-in options
Step 3: Click the Change button under the Password section in the middle
Step 4: Type in your current password and tap on Next to proceed
Step 5: Type in your new password in New password and Reenter password text box
Step 6: Type in password hint and tap on Next
Step 7: Click on Finish

You’re done! Hope this work for you!


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