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Windows Hello

What is Windows Hello?

Windows hello 10 and 11Windows Hello is a more personal and secure way to get instant access to your Windows 10/11 computers using a PIN, facial recognition, or fingerprint.  It makes it easier and safer to sign into your computer and is backed up for recovery with your Microsoft account.

What is required to use Windows Hello?

  • Must be set up on each Windows 10/11 computer you log into.
  • PIN code (Required): Windows 10/11 computer.
  • Facial recognition (Optional): Windows 10/11 computer with a compatible camera.
  • Fingerprint (Optional): Windows 10/11 computer with a compatible fingerprint reader.

How do I use Windows Hello?
Once Windows Hello is set up, you can sign into your computer with your PIN code.  Facial recognition and/or fingerprint are available if configured.

Why do I need Windows Hello?
Windows Hello acts as one of your Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) devices and it will reduce the number of MFA prompts your receive.

What devices are supported?
Windows Hello is supported by all District Windows computers running Windows 10 or 11. 

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