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How to Enable Windows Hello Fingerprint Unlock on Windows 10

When you buy a new Windows 10 powered laptop, you get a lot of options in terms of security for your laptop. Microsoft offers Windows Hello service for your security. Windows Hello is the option in Windows 10 which lets you sign in to your devices, apps, online services, and networks using your face, iris, fingerprint, or a PIN. Whatever info you add to your device for the PC to identifies your face, iris, or fingerprint, it never leaves your device. Windows does not stores pictures of your face, iris, or fingerprint on your device or anywhere else. So Windows Hello fingerprint unlock is a good security option to have on your PC. So how to set it up?

Windows Hello Fingerprint Unlock

Related Reading: How to Enable Windows 10 Automatic Login

How to Enable Windows Hello Fingerprint Unlock:

Step 1: In order to set up fingerprint unlock, open Settings panel in Windows 10 and navigate to accounts.

Windows Hello Fingerprint Unlock

Step 2: Under account, select sign-in options. Here you will see the option to use fingerprint as a part of Windows Hello security option.

Step 3: You need to make sure you have a login password for your Windows account, in case you do not have, you will have to set it up.

Step 4: Now click on the Set up button under the Windows hello fingerprint in the settings.

Windows Hello Fingerprint Unlock

Step 5: In the next step, you need to click on the get started button and touch on the fingerprint sensor on your laptop.

Step 6: Now you need to keep touching on the fingerprint sensor while your fingerprint is registered to the system.

Step 7: Once the set up is completed, you can start using your fingerprint to log into Windows 10 using the Windows Hello Fingerprint unlock.



Nirmal is a Technology Blogger and a Microsoft MVP in Windows. Blogging has been his passion for more than a decade now, he started with this blog in 2007. He can be contacted at nirmal@nirmaltv.com. You can find Nirmal on , and .

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