Windows Hello is a feature that was introduced with Windows 10 to make logging in to your device easier and more secure. With Windows Hello, you can use biometric authentication methods or a PIN code to access your computer. Windows 11 has brought a few changes and improvements to Windows Hello that make the login process even more seamless.
When it comes to accessing devices, entering a password is a hassle, not to mention fast becoming obsolete in terms of providing strong security. Thankfully, Windows 10 and 11 users can use Windows Hello, a feature that provides a convenient and secure way to log in with just a look, a touch, or a PIN code.
Cybercriminals are always on the lookout for ways to steal information, so you should seek to beef up your data protection. One such way is with biometric authentication on mobile devices.
Authenticate your profile on your mobile device
Chrome OS, Windows, MacOS, Linux, and Android are all adding features to help users safely log in using biometric identification via USB, Bluetooth, and NFC devices connected to smartphones and tablets.
You can now log in faster and more securely to your laptop, tablet, websites, or apps with Microsoft’s Windows Hello. You only have to use your camera to recognize your face or a fingerprint reader.
Say hello to fingerprint, iris, and facial scans
Windows Hello is an advanced biometric identity and access control feature in Windows 10. It allows you to log in to your computer without the need to enter a password.
Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox Lite support web-based biometric authentication. The leading mobile browsers now allow users to sign in to online profiles through fingerprint scanners, facial recognition, and the like. What’s more, online biometric authentication through these browsers requires no additional software.
Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Mozilla Firefox will soon support web-based biometric authentication. The leading internet browsers are expected to allow users to sign into online profiles through fingerprint scanners, voice authentication, facial recognition, and the like.