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Windows Hello authentication reportedly quicker in Windows 10 Mobile Creators Update

Microsoft is constantly looking to improve Windows 10 PCs as well as Mobile devices with the Creators Update. This includes adding new features and bringing speed and reliability to the company's OS, among other things.

Now, a new report reveals that Microsoft might be looking to further improve upon the latter aspect in Windows 10 Mobile devices. This may come in the form of removing the "wink" animation that can be seen on the lock screen immediately after a successful login using Windows Hello authentication.

According to Windows Central, Microsoft has eliminated a rather pointless "wink" animation that occurs once a user successfully logs in to a Windows phone using the company's Windows Hello authentication procedure. The report claims that future Windows 10 Mobile builds do not contain this animation, and hence, devices unlock a lot faster. The site goes on to claim that due to the change, a Lumia 950 running this build unlocks a lot faster than a Lumia 950 XL on the Anniversary Update.

The report also says that the Windows Hello authentication improvements will possibly be mirrored on devices using fingerprint sensors such as the HP Elite x3 and the Alacatel IDOL 4S. This is indeed welcome news for users of Windows 10 Mobile devices, as even we noted the delay caused by the winking animation in our usage of the aforementioned handsets as well. In fact, Microsoft even reached out to users recently, inquiring about whether Windows Hello is ready to emerge from the "beta" state that it currently is in Windows 10 Mobile.

Source: Windows Central

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