How-to Disable Password After Sleep in Windows 10

Some users don’t take their computers along with them or just don’t want to be prompted for their password each time they start-up their computer from Sleep or Hibernate. You can disable this prompt from showing up quite easily.

Disable Password Prompt after Sleep

1. Click on the Start button and type Power Options, then choose Power Options.

Windows 10 Power Options Search How-to Disable Password After Sleep in Windows 10 password

Windows 10 Power Options Search

2. On the left side click on Require a Password on wakeup

Windows 10: Require Password After Sleep How-to Disable Password After Sleep in Windows 10 password

Windows 10: Require Password After Sleep

3. Click on Change Settings that are currently unavailable

Windows 10 Power Options: Change Options How-to Disable Password After Sleep in Windows 10 password

Windows 10 Power Options: Change Options

4. Check the box Don’t Require a Password

Windows 10: Don't require Password How-to Disable Password After Sleep in Windows 10 password

Windows 10: Don’t require Password

5. Click on Save Changes.

I strongly advice you to not do this on devices you carry around since anyone can get access to all your personal files and settings.
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Yuri Pustjens
Yuri Pustjens
2014, 2015 & 2016 Microsoft Most Valuable Professional Windows Yuri specializes in troubleshooting (crash analysis and devices), system resource utilisation and system performance. He is also very interested in Customer Security. Yuri can be found as Windows Community Moderator and Wiki Author on Microsoft Answers and is active on different communities all across the web.
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