Windows 10 to allow sign-on without password

Ben Bowman


Microsoft is about to allow you to ditch the password.

The company is testing the possibility of allowing you to sign in with your Windows Hello Face, Fingerprint, or PIN.

Right now, the option is only available to a small segment of the Windows Insider program. To ditch the password in Windows 10, go to Settings > Accounts > Sign-in options, and select “On” under “Make your device passwordless.”

Windows 10 eliminate password

If you don’t have Windows Hello set up, Microsoft will walk you through the process the next time you go to sign in. Is a PIN really more secure than a password? Here’s what Microsoft has to say:

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