Google Adopts Passkeys as Default Sign in Method for All Users

Five months after rolling out support for the passwordless standard for Google Accounts, backed by the FIDO Alliance, across all platforms, Google stated on Tuesday that all users would now be able to set up passkeys by default.

According to Google’s Sriram Karra and Christiaan Brand, “This means the next time you sign in to your account, you’ll start seeing prompts to create and use passkeys, simplifying your future sign-ins.”

Furthermore, it indicates that the’skip password when possible’ choice will be enabled in your Google Account settings. A new type of authentication called passkeys completely does away with the necessity for usernames and passwords, or even for any other authentication element read more Google Adopts Passkeys as Default Sign-in Method for All Users.

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