Disable required password on wakeup

Or title could be Enable required password on wake up. By default password is required when your device comes up from sleep. It is cool feature if you are in corporate environment, but if it is your personal device it could be annoying to unlock it, every time locks.

You can go to Control Panel, but in Windows 10 you can go directly to Power Options from Start menu(Slide 1.).

Disable required password on wakeup

Slide 1.

On Power Options window select Require a password on wake up (Slide 2).

Disable required password on wakeup

Slide 2.

On next window, if required options are unavailable fist select Change settings that are currently unavailable (Slide 3.) and then select Don`t require a password (Slide 4.).

Disable required password on wakeup

Slide 3.

Disable required password on wakeup

Slide 4.

Select Save changes to save settings.

That is all. Do the same process is in any time your PC goes to environment where your data can be exposed.

I hope this tutorial was informative to you and I hope you will find other useful posts here. Feel free to comment, give feedback or contribute with your own tutorial.

Dejan Dzodan

Dejan Dzodan

IT professional for more then 15 years, mostly in financial institutions but with experience in ISP and retail. Proven in networking and overall infrastructure projects. Cisco instructor.

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