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 recognize your face or try your fingerprint reader4 – either way Windows Hello recognizes you instantly. You can always keep your PIN as a backup.

Sign in your way

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

Apps with Windows Hello enabled

Windows Hello works with compatible apps such as iHeartRadio and Dropbox, so you can bypass the password and breeze right through with facial recognition biometric security. Sign-ins are fast and password-free, with an extra measure of biometric security technology.3


1 Based on average time comparison between typing a password and detecting a face or fingerprint for authentication.
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 Limited to compatible apps.
4 Windows Hello requires specialized hardware including a Windows Hello capable device, fingerprint reader, illuminated IR sensor or other biometric sensors and capable devices.