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How to Login PC If Locked out of Microsoft Account on Windows 10

Locked out of Microsoft account on Windows 10 and can't sign in your PC? Here are two methods you can choose to login PC again.

  1. Method 1: Login Windows 10 PC with another user account
  2. Method 2: Unlock Microsoft account on Windows 10

Method 1: Login Windows 10 PC with another user account

Believe you have not only locked Microsoft account for Windows 10 logon. For example, the built-in administrator has been created by default without password in the process of Windows 10 installation. It is just not available if you have not enabled it. But if you want to sign in Windows 10 with it, there is a free way for you to enable built-in administrator on locked Windows 10 .

Besides, other local accounts and Microsoft account also can be used to sign in Windows 10 instead of locked Microsoft account. It is worth trying. However, if you cannot find any available login user, just could unlock the locked Microsoft account on Windows 10.

Method 2: Unlock Microsoft account on Windows 10

If your Microsoft account is blocked, don't worry and just follow the following two tips to unlock Microsoft account for Windows 10 computer logon.

Two useful tips to unlock Microsoft account on Windows 10 PC after password forgot:

Tip 1: Unlock Windows 10 Microsoft Account with Microsoft service

locked out of windows 10 microsoft account

While you are prompted that password is incorrect, Microsoft account is locked, there is also a tip provided for you to unlock Microsoft account. Take this advice and go to Microsoft service page account.live.com/password/reset.

Then just need several steps, and you can successfully reset Microsoft account password and unlock it for free.

Step 1: Select the reason on password reset page, such as "I forgot password" to explain why you need to reset password and unlock Microsoft account. Then click Next button.

forgot windows 10 microsoft account password

Step 2: Enter Microsoft account you want to unlock and click Next.

enter windows 10 microsoft account

Step 3: Choose a way to receive security code, email or phone to verify your identity.

select way to verify microsoft account

Step 4: Check your phone or email to get security code and enter it on Microsoft online page.

verify windows 10 microsoft account with security code

Step 5: Reset password and unlock Microsoft account.

reset windows 10 microsoft account password to unlock

This way just makes full use of Microsoft service to unlock Microsoft account on another computer. If you want to do it directly on your Windows 10 PC, iSunshare tool, Windows 10 Password Genius will help you a lot.


Tip 2: Unlock Microsoft Account with iSunshare tool on Windows 10

Find the effective utility iSunshare Windows 10 Password Genius and install it on an accessible computer. You will find it provides you two ways to burn the iSunshare program as boot disc. Then you can use the boot disc to unlock Microsoft account on your Windows 10 PC.

Step 1: Burn Windows 10 Password Genius into bootable USB.

Get writable USB drive and insert it into an accessible computer where iSunshare Windows 10 Password Genius runs. Then select USB flash drive as burning device and click Begin burning button. Then iSunshare program will be burned as a boot disc with USB. Exit USB and connect it to your locked Windows 10 computer to unlock Microsoft account.

burn isunshare program into usb

Step 2: Boot locked Windows 10 PC from iSunshare USB disk.

Power on or restart the locked Windows 10 computer. And enter BIOS setup to set USB drive as the first boot device. Then Windows 10 Password Genius would run on locked computer and list all the user accounts belong to Windows 10 computer.

Step 3: Remove password to unlock Microsoft account.

Select Microsoft account (a user account with email address) in user list, and click on Reset Password and Yes button. Then Microsoft account password would be reset to blank. It means you have unlocked Microsoft account and get the privileges to login Windows 10 PC with Microsoft account.

select locked microsoft account on iSunshare program

reset locked microsoft account password with isunshare program

Note: If you want to reset Windows 10 forgotten password for local account, just select the local user and click on "Reset Password" to do.

Step 4: Reboot locked Windows 10 and login PC with Microsoft account.

1. Tap on Reboot button on iSunshare program and exit USB drive to restart Windows 10 PC.

reboot locked windows 10 pc

2. When computer successfully boots from hard drive, select Microsoft account on login screen and directly sign in Windows 10 PC without password.

login windows 10 pc after locked out of microsoft account


A Microsoft account would become unavailable to sign in Windows 10 because of several reasons, such as password is forgotten, account is blocked or temporarily suspended after failed login attempts. If it is because of password forgot, Microsoft service will give you a chance to recover forgotten password and iSunshare Windows 10 Password genius will powerfully reset Microsoft account password directly on your computer. For other reasons that you can't sign into Microsoft account Windows 10, please find proper solutions to it.


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