How Do I Remove my Face from Windows Hello?

With the release of Windows 10, Microsoft introduced a feature: “Windows Hello”. Windows Hello allows you to stop using traditional ways of signing into Windows and allows you to sign in using your body otherwise known as biometric authentication. You can use your face, iris or even your fingerprint to gain access / unlock your devices. Windows Hello therefor make it unnecessary that you remember all your passwords and even makes your system more secure since only you can sign-in.

But what If you want to disable facial recognition, iris recognition or finer recognition in Windows 10? How do you remove your face from Windows Hello?

How Do I Remove my Face from Windows Hello?

1. Open Settings by clicking / tapping on the Start Menu and then choose Settings

 

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2. Click or Tap on Accounts

 

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3. Click or Tap on Sign-in Options

 

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4. Then under Windows Hello find Face and click on the Remove button.

 

 

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We hope this guide has shown you how to remove your face from Windows Hello. If you need more help than feel free to visit our forums at any time and ask any question you might still have. Thanks for reading.

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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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