How to Automatically Login in Windows 11

Microsoft has already added a security feature that allows users to set a login password on their Windows computers. But every time you turn on your computer, you have to enter a password or PIN (Windows 8+).

Now Microsoft does offer another feature that allows users to sign in to Windows 11 automatically. Here in this guide, you will learn how you can automatically login into Windows 11.

How to Automatically Login in Windows 11

If you are using a local account then automatical sign-in is best for you. But if you are using Microsoft login then you can’t enable automatic login in Windows 11. Automatic sign-in to Windows 11 works only if Windows Hello or PIN login is not enabled.

If you are using Two-factor authentication, you may face this issue with automatic Sign in.  So, you have to disable it. You have to disable two-factor authentication for the Microsoft Authenticator application.

Step 1: First open Windows 11 settings with Windows + I button on your keyboard. You can also open Windows 11 settings using the start menu.

Step 2: Then go to Accounts and then the sign-in option.

go to Accounts and then the sign-in option

Step 3: Now find the “For improved security only allows Windows Hello sign-in for Microsoft accounts in this device (Recommended)” option and disable it.

For improved security, only allow Windows Hello sign-in

Step 4: Expand the current sign-in method under “Ways to sign in” >  select the Remove option.

If you are using a PIN then you may need to remove the PIN. So follow simple on-screen instructions and you are good to go.

Next, we have to Enable auto-login by storing the credentials securely in Windows 11. 

How to Enable Auto-login by Storing Login Credentials in Windows 11

Step 1: First open the start menu and then search for RUN. You can also press Windows + R button to open the Run command tool in Windows 11.

Step 2: Now in the RUN command, type the command and press enter.

netplwiz.exe or control userpasswords2

enter netplwiz command and press enter

This command will open user account settings in the control panel.

open user account settings

Step 3: In the user account window, select your user from the list.

Step 4: Here find and uncheck the option called Users must enter a user name and password to use this computer. If you’ve only one user then it will show only admin or your name.

uncheck the option called Users must enter a user name and password

Step 5: Once done, click on Apply to save the settings.

Step 6: Next you will need to enter the user account password and then click on OK to save the settings.

Now you have to restart your computer to apply new changes and you’re done!

Automatically Login Using the AutoLogon tool

You can also use 3rd party tools like the AutoLogon tool to sign in to your Windows automatically without a password. Microsoft offers advanced tools to manage automatic login without passwords. The tool stores your username and password safely.

Step 1: The first step is to download the AutoLogon tool from the official website. The tool is very small in size, so it shouldn’t eat up much space on your system. 

Step 2: Once installed, extract files and then run the AutoLogon64.exe file.

Step 3: Enter your password and then click on enable.

The tool automatically extracts the username and domain name.

Step 4: Finally, restart your PC and it’s done.

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If you don’t like entering passwords again and again and at the same time you also want to secure your system then this article was written for you. We explained how you can automatically sign in to your Windows 11 PC or laptop.

Rahul Patel
Rahul Patel

Rahul is a blogger and a tech geek. By reviewing the latest technology and finding the solution of pesky errors, he feels immense pleasure. Driven by his innate interest in blogging, he adapted blogging as a full-time profession 4 years ago.

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