How to enable phone sign-in for your Microsoft account
20 April, 2017, 09:08 | Author: Archie Newman
Once you've added your account, if you go to sign in to any service that requires a Microsoft account on any platform, instead of entering your password, you can just tap "Approve" on the notification that pops up on your phone.
The American tech giant has announced an alternative way users can sign into their Microsoft accounts, using only an app on their smartphones.
In some cases the app will produce an eight-digit password for the authentication.
This process is easier than two-step verification and more secure than only a password.
"The new functionality in the Authenticator app to use biometrics (in the form of fingerprints from Apple's Touch ID), one time codes, and even approvals for a notification from the app (on unlocked phones only, naturally) is a significant improvement over password-only authentication", Axon told Threatpost Wednesday.
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The company posted the announcement in a blog this week, which explained that it wants to "shift the security burden from your memory to your device". If there is significant uptake amongst other users, Microsoft may roll it out for Windows Phone. Instead in recent times Microsoft has opted for a slightly different strategy, which is if you can't beat them, join them.
Microsoft has streamlined site access for Android and iOS mobile device users with a new password bypass feature addition to the Microsoft Authenticator application. By tapping approved, it lets you into your account which removes the need for passwords completely unless your phone is locked with a pin.
When Microsoft sunsetted the popular Sunrise calendar app that it acquired, there were fears that it would do likewise when it acquired popular list app Wunderlist. To-Do preview is also available on Android, Windows 10, and the web from today.
If you are adding a new account on an Android phone, we'll automatically prompt you to set it up. Microsoft To-Do is a simple and intelligent to-do list that makes it easy to plan your day. "If/When it becomes a big success on those high scale platforms, we will evaluate adding support for Windows".
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