As a Windows 8 user, you can login your pc with multical ways. Picture passwords, standard passwords, and pin code logins are all demonstrated in Windows 8. And the new picture password feature in Windows 8 will let you use gestures like circles, lines and points to login quickly. Moreover, you can create a Windows 8 picture password for user accounts as a supplement of its traditional password. The picture password is said to be more secure and easier to remember. But no one is sure that he or she will never forget this password. What to do if you forgot Window 8 picture password.
Option 1: Sign in Windows 8 with password
If forgot Windows 8 picture password, you can simply use the traditional text password to or other options like PIN code (if you have created in advance) to get back in your computer.
:Click Switch to password button on the picture logon screen.
:Enter the password you used when you created your account, and then press Enter to get in Windows 8.
Option 2: Reset forgotten windows 8 picture password
Once you are logged in, you can reset the forgotten picture password as Windows 8 comes with ability to play the picture password.
:Press Windows +C to open the charms bar, select Settings -> Change PC settings to open PC settings window.
:Select Users on the left pane and then click Change picture password in Sign-in Options section on the right.
:Type the password of the current user account, and then click Ok button.
:Click Replay button to see your forgotten picture password again.
Option 3: Use Third-Party password reset software
What if you forgot Windows 8 password?
If you are using a Microsoft account, you can simply reset the forgotten password by going to the Microsoft account sign-in webpage.
If are using a local account, you can use the password hint as a reminder to help you recall what your Windows 8 password. You can also reset the lost Windows 8 password with a previously created password reset disk or another admin account. Besides, a great number of Windows password recovery programs are out there to help you easily reset Windows 8 password. Here I highly recommend Windows Password Key 8.0.
Windows Password Key 8.0 is an easy-to-use tool designed for resetting Windows local account or domain passwords on any Windows system. Passwords can be reset in 3 minutes, no matter how long and complicated the password is. Besides password recovery function, it even can change any local admin/user/domain admin password, and create a new Administrator account via CD/DVD or USB drive.
Strengths: Easy (3 steps: Download – Burn – Reset); Fast (Only 3 minutes even less); Safe (Read-only and non-destructive design, no any data loss or damage). Indeed, it is the best Windows 8 password recovery.