How To Create Picture Password In Windows 8: Screenshots & Video

Windows 8 has a lot of extra-ordinary features, far more advanced than Windows 7. Among all of them, Picture Password is unique. As, this feature secures your account much strictly. You need to set up a picture and some shapes in that picture. Then every time you want to login, you need to draw the same shapes from the same points to unlock your computer. Let’s discuss the way of doing this:

PROCEDURE:

Step 1: At first, go to the right upper or right lower corner of your Windows 8 screen. The Quick Menu will appear. Go to Settings from the menu.Then you will see this.

Step 2: Then you need to click on Change PC settings. You will see the following picture on the left side of the screen after clicking:

Step 3: Now, click on Users Tab, then you will see something like this on the right half of your screen:

Step 4: Click on Create a picture password. Next, you will see this. You need to confirm your identity by entering your current password. Enter the password and click on OK.

Step 5: Now you have to select a picture for the picture password. Click on Choose picture.

Step 6: Now, browse your computer for the desired image. You can go up and search on My Computer. See below screenshots:

Step 7: When you find your desired picture, click on it to select. Then click on Open.

Step 8: Now, drag the picture in the position you want and click on Use this picture.

Step 9: Now, you need to draw 3 gestures [line/circle/dot]. Remember the point of the picture from where you start drawing each gesture and the point of ending. These points are used as your password!

Step 10: You need to repeat the drawing procedure to complete the task.

That’s all, you will get the following notification if you have done all the above steps correctly.

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