Google Passkey is a new feature which is rolled out for Android and Chrome. This technique will make the password authentication easy and secure. For now the feature is only available to the developers. Also, most of the users will receive this feature by the end of this year.
Moreover, Google Passkeys are much safer and best alternative to passwords as well as other forms of authentication. “They cannot be reused, don’t leak in server breaches, and protect users from phishing attacks”, Google has said in its blog post.
Another thing to worth note that is Passkeys are built across different Operating Systems and browsers. So, it can be used for both apps and websites. Henceforth, it is quite clear that it will be compatible with Windows, macOS and iOS and ChromeOS.
According to Google, Passkey creation on Google Chrome or Android needs confirmation and authentication by using Face ID, fingerprint, or other modes. In order to sign in you can use any of these methods to prove your identity. Another thing is that, through Google Password Manager these passkeys will be managed easily.
The best feature about passkeys is they will get automatically backed up to the cloud. And the recovery process is even easy if you lose your smartphone or get logged out. Let us know the process of signing into Google chrome or Google android by the help of the passkeys.
Steps to sign into a site via Google on Android:
Step 1: Open Google Chrome browser on your smartphone and choose account to sign in to.
Step 2: The second step is to authenticate it with Face ID, fingerprint or screen lock when asked instead of password.
And Last, Step 3: For the developers or end-users confirm the passkey account details and complete the authentication by above mentioned ways when prompted.
So, if you are developer, you will be using this feature while rest of the users have to wait till the end of this year.