How to log in to Windows 10 using an image

Picture password

Windows 10 incorporates many security methods and standards that make it increasingly difficult to hijack this system. One of the novelties in this is Windows Hello, but there are other new security methods that the user is hardly familiar with.

One of these new methods is logging in using an image. Yes, yes, an image. Windows 10 incorporated the option to login using a Pin in addition to the password but we can also do it with an image, something simple and fast.

The new security methods of Windows 10 allow us to log in using an image

In order to do this, we must first go to User Accounts. On the side we go to "login options" and there we will see the options that we have available to start the session. We will find the famous unlock PIN but also be able to use the Image. For this we have to go to Image Password -> Add image.

Once clicked, it will direct us to the window to open images where we will select an image of our team. It is preferable to choose a large image with a high resolution, at least 1900 x 1200 pixels. We mark the one we want and click »use this image». Now we have to indicate the gestures that we want to perform.

The normal thing is to make gestures based on the image but they can be gestures without relation. These gestures can be three and straight lines and circles are accepted. Once the gestures have been created, the wizard will ask us to repeat it. After repeating and seeing that they match the first ones, Windows 10 will ask us for our user credentials, to know that you are not an identity thief.

Now, we restart the computer and when Let's start the session again, the image will appear and it will ask us to enter the gestures. As you can see, the process to log in with an image is quick and easy, although we recommend that you do the gestures based on the image to avoid major problems.


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  1.   jose said

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