However, the operating system now includes a new option to skip the need of having to enter a password every time an update needs to restart and sign back into your account to finish an installation. In this guide, you’ll quickly learn the steps to allow Windows 10 use your account credentials to sign in and finish setting up your device after an update automatically.

How to install Windows 10 update without using a password

Once you enabled the option, Windows 10 will use your sign in information to create a special token that will be used to automatically sign in to your account, then after completing the installation the operating system will lock your PC to prevent unauthorized access. Windows Update settings page Windows Update Advanced options Microsoft recommends to use this option with BitLocker turned on, but it’s not a requirement. Also, it’s worth pointing out that this option is available on Windows 10 Pro and Windows 10 Home, but it’s not available on computers joined to a domain or when email or work policies are applied to the device. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.