How to Hide Email Address from Login Screen in Windows 10?

The Microsoft account email ID is displayed by default in the login screen. To improve your privacy and security, you can hide your MSA email address from the login screen. Here is how to do that in Windows 10 v1607 (Anniversary Update).

Remove Email Address from Windows 10 Login Screen

Open Settings (WinKey + i), click Accounts, Sign-in Options.

Under Privacy, turn off the setting “Show account details (e.g. email address) on sign-in screen.”



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remove mail address login screen windows 10


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Ramesh Srinivasan founded Winhelponline.com back in 2005. He is passionate about Microsoft technologies and he has been a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 10 consecutive years from 2003 to 2012.

2 thoughts on “How to Hide Email Address from Login Screen in Windows 10?”

  1. Option Privacy not available in Sign-in options. Windows 10 is free so one should not complain to much but I still think Win 10 sucks.

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