Microsoft is Testing Password Free Sign-ins for Windows 10


With the latest Windows 10 fast ring update, users get the chance to make their device passwordless. Yes! You heard it right. Nobody likes a password because they are inconvenient and insecure. Microsoft security team has worked to create a world free from passwords. There is the new toggle in Windows 10 insider preview settings that let users to completely disable password for signing into their user accounts.

To maintain the security and authentication users can sign-in via “Windows Hello Authentication” which includes facial recognition, fingerprints and PIN. Window hello is an amazing replacement for passwords on PCs and it is used worldwide by millions of users. Windows hello authentication is secure and prevents user’s credentials. It is far better than passwords because it saves a lot of time and efforts of users.

Users can follow the following steps to turn off password sign-ins for every Microsoft Accounts on that system.

  1. Go to settings
  2. Head over to Accounts
  3. Choose sign-in option
  4. Turn on the toggle next to ‘Make your device Passwordless

The latest Windows 10 fast update brings a lot of other upgrades too, some of them are:

  1. Your phone app’s phone screen feature is now available on more platforms like Surface Pro 6 and the Surface laptop 2
  2. The latest upgrade lets the users to add an event or reminder in a new way. They simply need to go the calendar and they can see a new text box where they can type their events, reminders on the fly.

The above upgrades may be tempting and for sure you all want to get on the fast ring and you want to install it right away, however, the best thing to do is to wait until the update arrives at the stable channel and by doing so you all will get to enjoy the goodness of the features without bugs.

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