How to Change Windows 11 Password

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Introduction

Maybe you have accessibility issues that make the font on your Windows 11 computer difficult to read, or maybe you have the resolution on your computer cranked up so you’re icons are small but you don’t like the resulting small font size. No matter the reason, Microsoft makes it easy to change the font size on your Windows 11 computer, so you can make the text either bigger or smaller as needed. Examples of all instructions in the steps can be seen in both the YouTube video above and the image collection located beneath the steps.

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Steps to Change Font Size in Windows 11

  1. Navigate to your Windows 11 home screen, and then press the “Windows” and “I” buttons at the same time on your keyboard. The Windows 11 Settings screen is displayed.
  2. Click “Accessibility” in the menu on the left side of the screen. The Accessibility menu will be shown on the right side of the screen.
  3. Click “Text Size” at the top of this menu. The Text Size screen is displayed.
  4. Navigate to the Text Size field, and then move the slider associated with that field to adjust the size of the text. As you move the slider, you’ll see a preview of the size your text will be in the Text Size Preview box.
  5. Click “Apply” after landing on the text size you want to change to use. After a few seconds, your changes to the font size will be applied system wide on your Windows computer.

Reasons to Change Windows 11 Password

Security Concerns

With increasing cyber threats, you might worry about your personal information falling into the wrong hands. Changing your Windows password regularly can be an effective way to protect your data. Use a combination of letters, numbers, and symbols to create a strong password.

Shared Computer

If you share your Windows 11 computer with family or coworkers, you may want to change your password to keep your personal information private. Consider giving each person their own user account, so they don’t have access to your data.

Security Breach

A security breach can be frightening, especially if you suspect that someone may have gained access to your personal information. Changing your password is a quick step to take to help secure your account.

Use a Stronger Password

A weak Windows 11 password can be easily cracked by hackers. Consider changing your password to a strong one with a combination of letters, numbers, and symbols to ensure the security of your account.

Selling or Handing Down Computer

If you have sold or given away your computer, changing your password can help ensure that your personal information stays secure.

Suspicious Account Activity

If you notice any suspicious activity on your Windows account, such as unauthorized login attempts, changing your password can be a necessary step to keep your information safe.

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