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Windows 10 Picture Password: How to Add/Change/Remove

Looking for creative ways to log into your Windows device? Learn more about Windows 10 picture password and its convenient management details.

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Updated on Apr 22, 2024

Windows 10 picture password allows users to set up pictures or gestures to unlock the device. The password is properly set across your device through different patterns, allowing easy access and high security. In this article, we'll learn the essentials of Windows 10 picture passwords and how to manage them properly.

One major problem a user might face with a Windows 10 picture password is recognition. If the user cannot make their device recognize them, they will have to apply different methods for logging into the Windows computer. For cases where no particular option is available, you will have to go for third-party options.

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Although multiple options are available in the market, they have their problems. For optimal results, EaseUS Partition Master Professional, a disk management utility, offers a password reset option. Though this platform seems to be a utility for managing disks, it also associates several other functions, which makes it a great tool.

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With the help of its password resetting feature, you can disable or remove the passwords present within the Windows device. Whether it be a simple password, fingerprint, PIN, or picture password, it is removable with this utility. Consider downloading this tool if you are facing a similar option and want to eliminate the issue within a few clicks.

Consequently, we look into the steps that are used to reset Windows 10 picture password with the help of EaseUS Partition Master:

Step 1. Insert the target USB disk into the computer, download and run EaseUS Partition Master, and click "Toolkit" > "Password Reset."

click password reset feature

Step 2. A small window will pop up. After reading it carefully, click "Create".

click create

Step 3. Select the correct USB flash drive or external mobile hard disk and click "Create" again. Wait patiently. After the password reset USB flash drive is created, click "Finish."

create bootable disk

Step 4. Remove the password reset USB, insert it into the locked PC, and restart. You will be asked to change the boot drive to boot the PC from USB. Once completed, the system will automatically boot from USB.

Step 5. After restarting, find EaseUS Partition Master again and go to "Password Reset." All accounts on the PC will be displayed in the interface; click on the target account and check "Reset & Unlock."

select the correct account

Step 6. When you receive this prompt, click "Confirm" to continue. Your password will be erased.

confirm the action

By creating a Windows 10 password reset USB, EaseUS Partition Master can wipe and clear Windows login passwords, such as PIN, picture password, and fingerprint password.

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How to Manage Windows 10 Picture Password

An understanding was developed involving the situation of forgetting the Windows 10 picture password. We will now redirect our discussion into managing such passwords and performing different actions, from setting it up to changing or removing it on your Windows 10 computer.

Guide 1. How to Add Windows 10 Picture Password

For first-hand knowledge, you will need a proper guide to setting up a Windows 10 picture password. Let's review the steps that will guide you in adding the picture password to your Windows 10 computer:

Step 1. Access the "Windows" menu from the bottom left corner and tap on the "Profile" icon to select the "Change account settings" option. From here, you will have to proceed to the "Sign-in Options" tab and click the "Add" button under the "Picture Password" section.

add a sign in option

Step 2. Give the required details to confirm your account, and click the "Select Picture" button to import a photo to use as a password. Next, press the "Use this picture" button and draw three different gestures on the picture, which can be circles, straight lines, and taps.

Here are some topics related to Picture Password on Windows 10; check them to get more if you are in need.

Guide 2. How to Change Picture Password on Windows 10

If you have difficulty unlocking your Windows 10 computer with the set picture password, it is better to change it. Mostly, there can be irregularities that are causing glitches in the detection, for which you can change the Windows 10 picture password as follows:


  • Press the "Change" button from the "Picture Password" section in the "Sign-in options" and confirm your account info.
  • Here, press the "Use this picture" or "Select a new picture" button and create a new picture password for your Windows PC.use this picture as password

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Guide 3. How to Disable Windows 10 Picture Password

For those who are not comfortable using the Windows 10 picture password and are finding it extremely underwhelming, they might consider removing it. To disable or remove the picture password from your Windows device, follow these simple steps:


  • Open the "Sign-in options" on your system as we have guided in Guide 1.
  • Afterward, you will have to scroll down to the "Picture Password" section and press the "Remove" button to turn off the Windows 10 picture password feature.

remove the button


We've reviewed all essential details involving the Windows 10 picture password and how to properly manage it. In situations where you accidentally fail to find the right results with such passwords, you might have to reset it. For this purpose, EaseUS Partition Master provides a simple and effective password resetting feature, making it easy to manage your devices.

To properly use the picture password feature in your Windows devices, go through the article and its details about managing it. This will help you utilize this format of passwords to perfection. When you forget the picture password, EaseUS Partition Master can help you reset Windows 10 password without logging in.

Picture Password Windows 10 FAQs

The details involving the Windows 10 picture password are exhaustive, leading to other questions. Provided next are some basic questions you need to answer to develop an extended understanding of this security protocol:

1. How do you log into Windows 10 with a picture password?

  • To set it up, go to Settings > Accounts > Sign-in options, scroll down to the Picture password section, and click Add.
  • Next, you must verify your account by signing into your Microsoft account with your full password.
  • Select Choose the picture under the brief description of what a picture password is in the left pane.
  • Now browse to the location of the image you want to use as the picture password.
  • After choosing the image you want, drag it to the position you want and then tap or click Use this picture or find a different one.
  • The next step is to draw three gestures on the picture you’re using. You can use any combination of circles, taps, and straight lines. Don't get too carried away, as you’ll need to remember your gestures' size, position, and direction.
  • Log out of Windows, log back in, and give it a shot. If you forget the gestures or don't hit them closely enough, you can click on the Sign-in options on the login screen and use the password or PIN you have set up.

2. How do I turn off picture passwords in Windows 10?

Go through these simplified instructions if you want to remove the picture password in Windows 10:

Instructions. Access the Sign-in Options > Picture Password section and click the "Remove" button to disable the picture password.

3. How do I enable picture passwords in Windows 11?

You can follow these two steps if you want to use a picture password on your Windows 11 device:

1. Open the Settings > Account > Sign-in Options on your device and expand the Picture Password section.

2. Here, press the Add button to turn on the picture password in Windows 11. However, if you cannot find this option, disable the For improved security option in the Additional Settings.

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