Google implements New login system which does not require the traditional method of a password, but now uses a tool known as an “access key” or passkey.
This new method is a different way to sign in to Google accounts in apps and websites, not only is it easier to use, Also safer According to the company, since users should not trust data such as pet names or birthdays, create simple, insecure passwords.
Now, using passwords, the process of entering your Google account in both applications and sites can be done in the same way as unlocking the device, using Fingerprint, face scanning procedure Or with a PIN to lock the screen.
According to the company, unlike passwords, these are access keys Resist online attacks like phishingmaking it a more secure login method than one-time SMS codes.
For now, Google makes it clear that passkeys do exist Available for all accounts For the company, which is an additional login option in addition to other options such as the same password, but also two-step verification.
How to enable passkeys
To test this new functionality, all we have to do is go to the site g.co/passkeysWhere are you from We must enable access keysjust by clicking on the “Use Access Keys” button.
Once the process is complete, Google will ask on our Android devices It is enabled automaticallyor fingerprint, face or screen lock to verify the identity of the user.
In case you want to log in from a computer or desktop browser, Google A verification request will be sent For any of the devices that have any of these biometrics functions, so it will be necessary to enable those devices already.
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