You are the password

You are the password

Windows Hello: Discover facial recognition on Windows 10

Windows Hello logs you into your Windows devices 3x faster than a password.1 Use your camera to recognise your face or try your fingerprint reader3 – either way Windows Hello recognises you instantly. You can always keep your PIN as a backup.

Sign in your way

Enabling Windows Hello turns on sign-in with your face or fingerprint. Login faster and more securely to your laptop, tablet, device, app, or even websites; you can even make in-app purchases.



1 Based on average time comparison between typing a password respectively detecting a face or fingerprint to authentication success.
2 Available for selected companion devices and selected Windows 10 editions. Might require PC and companion devices to be joined in Azure Active Directory or Active Directory and paired via Bluetooth.
3 Windows Hello requires specialised hardware including a Windows Hello capable device, fingerprint reader, illuminated IR sensor or other biometric sensors and capable devices.