Microsoft Testing Passwordless Sign-Ins for Windows 10– Day-by-day Microsoft is adding new features to make it more user-friendly. Recently, Microsoft is testing a “Password-less sign-in feature for Windows 10” PCs. The company has released a new build for Fast Ring insiders that adds a new option that enables ‘password-less sign-ins‘ for all the Microsoft Accounts. Choosing this option will make your day easier as you need not remember the password. Password will be replaced by PIN, facial recognition, or fingerprint detection.
But, according to Microsoft, this feature is limited and available for the few Windows 10 Fast Ring insiders right now and it will take at least a week to reach all Fast Ring insiders. Apart from these, a security-only update released by Microsoft for Windows 7 is making waves for the wrong reasons.
Recently it has announced one more thing and that is the rollout of Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18936. The new build brings support for Phone Screen feature to more Surface devices, adds a quick event to create an option to the taskbar, and most important feature is the ability to enable password-less sign-ins. This new Phone Screen feature allows users to mirror the screen of their Android phone to their Windows 10 PC.
According to Microsoft, if you want to enable this feature, you have to follow some steps, just go to the Settings > Accounts > Sign-in options. And hence you have done it. Enjoy the password-less sign in.
Once you enable this feature you will switch from all your Microsoft accounts on your Windows 10 device and there are a lot of modern features are there like Windows Hello Face, Fingerprint, or PIN.
The company also says the operating system will guide them to set it up at the time of their next sign-in who don’t have Windows Hello set up,
In addition to the above-mentioned features, the latest insider build also packs a number of bug fixes, general improvements, and maybe some new improvements. If you want to know the full list in detail, then go to the company’s blog.