Windows account Password-Change/Create/Delete


How to create-change-delete Windows 8 password


Create a password for Windows 8 administrator account or change your password in Windows 8 is pretty easy, follow this tutorial and you will be able to do it in no time.

Go to Control Panel

  • Go to “Control panel” if you don’t know how to access to control panel just press and hold Windows key and then press “x” key in your computer keyboard, a menu will appear and you can choose and click on “Control Panel” as shown in picture below.
Win+X Control panel menu
Win+X Control Panel

User Accounts and Family Safety

  • In Control Panel Windows click on “User Accounts and Family Safety”.
User Account and Family Safety in Control Panel
Control Panel — User Accounts and Family Safety

User Accounts

  • Now Click on “Users Accounts”.
Windows 8 User Accounts
User Accounts

Manage another account

  • Next Click on “Manage another account”.
Manage another account Windows 8 Control Panel
Manage another account Windows 8
  • You may have more than one user account, as you can see in picture below I have only one administrator account. Now Click on the account you want to change or create password.
Local account and admin account in manage accounts Windows 8
Administrator Account Password Create
  • Click on “Create a password”.
Create a password in control panel Windows 8
Create password for Windows 8 account
  • Type your “New password” and retype same password in “Confirm new password”. Type your password hint if you want to otherwise you can ignore third option. Click on “Create password” to apply and save all the changes we have made.
Create a new password Windows 8
Create New password in Windows 8
  • If you already have a password on your account, you can change your old password with the new one or you can also delete your password for any account here.
  • Click on “Change the password”. As shown in picture below.
Change Windows 8 admin password
Change Windows 8 password
  • Type your “Current password”.
  • Type “New password”.
  • Re-type your new password in “Confirm new password”.
  • And if you want hint for your password you can fill that option.
  • Click on “Change password” to apply all changes.
Current password/New password/ Confirm password Windows 8
Current password/New password/ Confirm password

In-case you want to delete your password for your account follow these simple steps.

  • Type your “Current password”.
  • Leave the other options empty. (do not type anything in “New password”, “Confirm new password”. And “Type a password hint”)
  • Click on “Change password” to apply changes.
  • Shut down or log off from your account and your account should have no password anymore.

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