A blue line drawing of a smiling face representing Windows Hello

A blue line drawing of a smiling face representing Windows Hello

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

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.

Windows Hello enabled apps

Windows Hello works with compatible apps like 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


Get the best of Windows 10 with Windows Hello enabled devices


Make every Windows 10 PC Windows Hello capable

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 that PC and companion devices are 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.