Here's How to Add a Password in Windows 10

Here's How to Add a Password in Windows 10

Geekers - Maintaining privacy is very important. One way to keep our privacy safe on a PC or laptop is to add a password every time we enter or open it. So that not just anyone can access our PC or laptop. That way our data or privacy will remain safe. Then, how do you add a password on a PC or laptop, especially for Windows 10?


How to Add Passwords in Windows 10


There are several ways to add a password in Windows 10. However, don't worry, you don't need to worry, because all the methods are very, very easy to do. For more details, please just follow the steps below.



List of contents

   * How to Add Passwords in Windows 10

   + 1. Adding a Password in Windows 10 Through the Settings App

   + 2. Adding a Password in Windows 10 Through the Control Panel


1. Adding a Password in Windows 10 Through the Settings App


1. The first step, please open Settings or Settings on your PC or laptop. The trick, please click the windows icon in your lower left corner. As shown in the image below.


click the windows icon click the windows icon



2. Then, please click Settings. As in the image below.


How to Add a Password in Windows 10 How to Add a Password in Windows 10


3. Then, please select the Accounts menu. As shown in the image below.


click accounts click accounts


4. Then, on the right menu, please click Sign-in options. As shown in the image below.


click sign in options click sign in options


5. Then, on the right, please select Password. As in the image below.


click passwords click passwords


6. Well, if you have never added a password, then the writing on the button is Add. Please click on the button. However, if you have already created a password, it will say Change. Like the example image below.


How to Add a Password in Windows 10 How to Add a Password in Windows 10


7. Then, please enter the new password that you want. Then, enter the same password again in the Confirm Password section. Then, don't forget to also enter your Password Hint.


enter password enter password


8. If everything has been filled in, please click Next. As shown in the image below.


click next click next


9. Done. Please click Finish. As in the image below.



click finish click finish


10. Then, you can also add a Security Question which is useful when you forget your password. To do this, please click Update your security question. As shown in the image below.


click update security question click update security question


11. Then, please enter the password that you just created earlier. Then, click Ok.


How to Add a Password in Windows 10 How to Add a Password in Windows 10


12. There are 3 questions that you can specify. Please click on security question 1 like the example image below to select a question.


select question select question


13. Now, there will be several questions that have been provided, please choose one. And don't forget to include your answer. When finished, please click Finish. As shown in the image below.


select question select question


2. Adding a Password in Windows 10 Through the Control Panel


1. The first step, please open the Control Panel by searching for it in the search. As shown in the image below.


2. Then, in the User Accounts section, please click Change account type. As in the image below.


user account user account


3. Then, please select the account you want to add a password to.


select account select account


4. Now, because here I have already used a password, the text that appears is Change the password. However, if this is the first time you want to create a password, then the text that appears is Create a password. Please click create a password.


create password create password


5. Then, please enter the desired password along with the password hint. Then, please click create password.


click create password click create password



6. Done.


Thus the tutorial on how to add a password on Windows 10 very easily. You can choose one of the methods above. Hopefully this article can be helpful and useful for you. Thank you 🙂

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