1.    16 Aug 2015 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 3
    Windows 10

    PIN not an option for my Local Account or MS Account


    Hello - I've been researching why I do not have the PIN option under my Sign-On options for my local and Microsoft accounts but I'm not having any luck finding out why. This is a clean install of Windows 10 and it is activated. Everything else works flawlessly except there isn't an option for me to use a PIN to login.

    Has anyone else seen this?
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  2.    16 Aug 2015 #2
    Join Date : May 2015
    Posts : 1,624
    Win 10 X64 Pro 15063

    I believe that I saw it sometime during the Preview builds, but not for 10240.

    Go into settings/accounts/sign-in options. Can you set a PIN? (You may have to go through a verification through email.)
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  3.    16 Aug 2015 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 3
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    Quote Originally Posted by bobkn View Post
    I believe that I saw it sometime during the Preview builds, but not for 10240.

    Go into settings/accounts/sign-in options. Can you set a PIN? (You may have to go through a verification through email.)
    My Sign-In options screen doesn't even show an option for a PIN. Odd..
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  4.    16 Aug 2015 #4
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Portsmouth Hampshire
    Posts : 1,796
    Windows 10 x86 14383 Insider Pro and Core 10240

    I had the pin option in build 10130, but it failed on the upgrade to 10158, and remained broken upgrading through all intermediate builds to 10240. I then reset that build, the pin may have been working, but I lost the start menu tiles, so I next did a clean install, with the same insider preview 10240, and against all indications it worked fine, including pin and Start menu, but it never activated, even til today. There was a change pin option in settings that did nothing during the failure builds.
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