Microsoft Tests Windows 10 Passwordless Logins With New Fast Ring Insider Build

Microsoft is planning to make Windows 10 PCs work without passwords. While the company has been working on removing passwords from Windows 10 and its Microsoft Accounts for a number of months now, the next major update to Windows 10 next year will go one step further. You’ll soon be able to enable a passwordless sign-in for Microsoft accounts on a Windows 10 device. This means PCs will use Windows Hello face authentication, fingerprints, or a PIN code. The password option will simply disappear from the login screen, if you decide to opt-in to this new “make your device passwordless” feature. So why does Microsoft want people to stop using passwords to log into Windows 10 PCs? It’s really simple: passwords suck. People love to reuse them... Continue reading…

Microsoft Tests Windows 10 Passwordless Logins With New Fast Ring Insider Build

Microsoft is rolling out a new Windows 10 test build to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring. The new build (18936) contains a few new noteworthy features, the most interesting of which is a passwordless ...

Fri 12 Jul 19 from HotHardware

Microsoft is making Windows 10 passwordless

Microsoft is planning to make Windows 10 PCs work without passwords. While the company has been working on removing passwords from Windows 10 and its Microsoft Accounts for a number ...

Thu 11 Jul 19 from The Verge

Windows 10 preview tests password-free sign-ins

Microsoft is taking its disdain for passwords to a new level. It just released a Windows 10 preview for Fast ring Insiders that gives you the option to go "passwordless" ...

Wed 10 Jul 19 from Engadget

New Windows 10 preview lets you go passwordless and improves Your Phone app

Microsoft is taking another step towards killing off the traditional password in favor of biometrics.

Thu 11 Jul 19 from Techradar

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