How to Log In to a Microsoft Account with a Security Key or Windows Hello

As the world’s largest software company, Microsoft has been one of the pioneers of a world without passwords, providing users with a series of alternatives, including facial and fingerprint scanning.

Called Windows Hello, the biometric authentication tool developed by Microsoft was launched in 2015 and was even offered on the company’s Windows phones.

Lumia 950 XL, for example, which debuted in late 2015, was one of the first phones with such features, and as we know already, facial recognition is now becoming a common security system on high-end phones running Android and iOS.

Since then, however, Windows Hello received occasional updates, and Microsoft has constantly pushed for more users to embrace it. The latest-generation laptops all come with some sort of authentication system, and with a recent update, the software giant pushes its efforts even further.

Microsoft is bringing Windows Hello to the Microsoft Account, which means that you can log in to your fa... (read more)

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