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Users can now log in to Microsoft accounts without a password

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John Larsen
Nov 21, 2018 17:50
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Microsoft has announced that Windows 10 users will now be able to log into their Microsoft accounts using its Edge browser without a password.

The company is giving users three different ways to securely log into their Microsoft accounts.

Users can log into their accounts with Microsoft's biometrics-based authentication platform Windows Hello, with a FIDO2-compatible device from Yubico, Feitian or other manufacturers or with a phone running the Microsoft Authenticator app.

Password-less login is now available for Outlook, Office 365, Skype, OneDrive, Cortana, Microsoft Edge, Xbox Live, Mixer, Bing and the Microsoft store.

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Microsoft's Corporate Vice President of its Identity Division, Alex Simons explained in a statement how password-free login will improve security for users while making things even more difficult for hackers, saying:

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