How to Sign in to Windows 10


By default, you need to dismiss the lock screen and enter your credentials to sign in to Windows 10 with your account.

This tutorial will show you how to sign in to Windows 10 with your user account.



Here's How:

1 Dismiss (unlock) the lock screen by performing one of the actions below: (see screenshots below)

If you are stuck on the lock screen and cannot dismiss it, you can press and hold on the power button to perform a hard shutdown, and press the power button again to power up (start) the computer to try again.


  • You must press the Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys if secure sign-in is enabled.
  • Press any key on the keyboard.
  • Click on the lock screen.
  • Tap on the lock screen if you have a touchscreen.
  • Swipe up on the lock screen if you have a touchscreen.

Sign in to Windows 10-ctrl-alt-delete_lock_screen.jpgSign in to Windows 10-lock_screen.jpg

2 If you have more than one added user account on the PC, select the user account you want to sign in to Windows with. (see screenshot below)

Sign in to Windows 10-switch_user.jpg

3 You can now click/tap on the Sign-in options link below your account picture to select to sign in using one of the account's added sign-in options below: (see screenshots below)


Sign in to Windows 10-picture_password_button.png picture password
Sign in to Windows 10-picture_password.jpg

Sign in to Windows 10-fingerprint_button.png fingerprint (Windows Hello)
Sign in to Windows 10-windows_hello-fingerprint.jpg

Sign in to Windows 10-password_button.png password
Sign in to Windows 10-password.jpg

Sign in to Windows 10-pin_button.png PIN (Windows Hello)
Sign in to Windows 10-pin.jpg

Sign in to Windows 10-face_button.png face (Windows Hello)
Sign in to Windows 10-windows_hello-face.jpg


That's it,
Shawn


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