You no longer need a password to log in to your Microsoft account.
Passwords can be one of the weakest links in online security, and Microsoft now has ditched them altogether. Next time you log in to your Microsoft account, you can choose an alternate login method instead. We’ve used passwords for so long that it seems impossible to move.
After all, how do you log in if you can’t type a passcode? And are biometric methods like fingerprint readers just fancy ways of authenticating yourself, so the computer can then supply a password?