Windows 10 is configured by default so that we always have to enter a password, if we want to log in with a Microsoft account. It is true that we can use a local account to avoid having to enter the password, but there are many users who need to use a Microsoft account. In this article we explain how you can sign in to Windows 10 using a Microsoft account, without having to enter the password each time .
Windows 10 has an option, which allows us to access with Microsoft accounts without having to enter the password each time we log in. It is an option that is quite hidden , so there are many users who do not even know it exists.
Before proceeding with the baby tutorial, be clear that if you follow this method you will leave your computer unprotected against unauthorized local access . For this reason, we recommend that you only use it if you are sure that nobody is trying to access your computer without your permission.
How to start Windows 10 without putting the user password
With this simple method that we describe below, your account will continue to be protected by a password, although you will not have to enter it every time. This means that our computer will be protected against unauthorized access through the network.
The procedure to activate Windows 10 startup with a Microsoft account without having to enter the password is as follows:
First of all, you need to open the Windows Run tool, you can do it in a very simple way by using the Windows + R key combination .
Now type the command " netplwiz " and click run.
The above command that give access to advanced user settings. The next step is to enter the " Users " tab .
Once inside, uncheck the box "Users must enter their name and password to use the computer."
When you click Accept changes, the system will ask you to enter the username and password for the account you want to use to log in, without having to enter the password each time.
From now on Windows 10 will no longer ask you for the password to start the session, with the Microsoft account you selected in the previous steps.
However, I will continue to ask you for your password when the computer returns from a sleep state. Fortunately, you can also change these settings in a very simple way.
Disables the password prompt when returning from a sleep state
To deactivate the request for the password of the Microsoft account when returning from a suspended state, you must follow these steps:
Access the Windows configuration by pressing the key combination " Windows + I "
Now you need to enter the " Accounts " section .
The next step is to access the "Login options" section. Look for the option " Require login " and choose " never " from the drop-down menu.
After performing these simple steps, your Windows 10 computer will no longer ask you to enter your Microsoft account password when it returns from a sleep state.
You should know that these steps that we have explained apply to both Microsoft accounts and local accounts . This means that you can also have a local account configured, with a user password, although you will avoid having to enter it every time you want to start the session.
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