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Windows Hello in Windows 10

How to Sign In with Windows Hello

Windows Hello in Windows 10

Windows Hello is Microsoft's biometric security system. Using Windows Hello can help ease any concerns you may have about typing passwords or using sign-in gestures in public. This is because you can securely sign in to Windows using facial recognition or a fingerprint. Before you use Windows Hello, you must configure your computer to allow it.

Use Windows Hello

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Click the Settings button.
    Windows Hello

    Settings categories appear.

  3. Click Accounts.
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    General information about your account appears.

  4. Choose Sign-in options.
  5. Choose an option under Windows Hello, and then click Set up.

    Options include:

    • Face
    • Fingerprint
    • Iris
    Windows Hello

    Available options depend on your computer's available devices.

  6. Click Get started.
    Windows Hello
  7. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the set up.

Once complete, you'll sign in with a swipe or glance.

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