Microsoft adds a passwordless option for Microsoft accounts

Microsoft adds a passwordless option for Microsoft accounts

Microsoft is now offering you the choice to get rid of passwords entirely from your Microsoft account, moving to a passwordless future where your phone and face will log you in instead. Microsoft said Wednesday that the company plans to offer you the option to eliminate passwords entirely, beginning today and rolling out through the coming weeks. Your Microsoft account, together with apps that require you to sign in (such as Outlook, OneDrive, and others) won’t require you to verify yourself using a password. So how will your account be secured? In place of a password, Microsoft will use its Microsoft Authenticator app for your phone, Windows Hello, and codes sent to your email or phone in place of a traditional password. We’ve seen Microsoft offer to sign into your …
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