Microsoft wants you to stop using passwords for its apps and services — here's how

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Companies and consortiums have been waging war against passwords through security keys and authenticator apps for years now. Microsoft has taken one more step towards a passwordless ...
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future by allowing you to remove the password from your account altogether — so you won't need it to sign into Windows, your email, or Outlook.

The company offers options for alternative sign-in, such as the authenticator app or physical security keys. If you choose to go with those, you can ditch your password entirely. On Windows-based laptops, you can use Windows Hello facial recognition or fingerprint sign-in to get around the hassle of remembering passwords.

Here's how…
Ivan Mehta
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