What is Windows Hello?

Windows Hello is a more personal way to sign in to devices running Windows 10. It recognizes your eyes to verify your identity, which means you get enterprise-grade security without having to type in a password.

Read about how Windows Hello keeps your info private.

The Lumia 950 and 950 XL are ready to use Windows Hello now, and more devices supporting Windows Hello will be available in the future.

On Start

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, swipe over to the All apps list, and then select Settings > Accounts > Sign-in options to set up Windows Hello. (If you don't see a sign-in option for Windows Hello, then your phone doesn't support it.) Once you’re set up, you’ll be able to unlock your phone at a glance.

Windows Hello mobile sign-in screen


Article ID: 17282 - Last Review: 7 Sep 2016 - Revision: 15