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How to Automatically Sign in to User Account at Startup in Windows 10?

The following tutorial will help you learn how to turn on or off, automatically sign in to user account at Startup in Windows 10. By default this feature is turned off. This means you need to sign in every time you sign in to your computer. But if you turn on the automatic sign in feature, then you will no longer need password authentication for that particular account and will automatically sign in.

Steps to Automatically Sign in to User Account at Startup in Windows 10

1. Press the Win + R keys to open the Run dialog box. Then type either netplwiz or control userpasswords2, click on OK to open advanced User Accounts. If prompted by UAC, then click on Yes. User Accounts will open.

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2. If you want to turn off Automatic Sign in for all users, then check the option Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer box.

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3. A. Now if you want to turn On Automatic Sign in to user account, then check the Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer box.
Here, you must take note of one thing- if your computer is joined to a domain, then you might not get this option. In that case, you’ll have to tweak with the Registry Editor.

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B. Now select the User account (Microsoft Live account or local account) that you want to sign in automatically.

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C. Next, uncheck the Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer box, and tap OK.

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D. Type in the password of the selected local account or Microsoft account. If you have a local account without a password, then keep it blank. Otherwise type in the set password. Local account may or may not have a password but Microsoft Live accounts will always have passwords. Finally, Click on OK.

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Nick is a Software Engineer. He has interest in gadgets and technical stuffs. If you are facing any problem with your Windows, feel free to ask him.



 
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