Microsoft building new password manager for Edge, Chrome

New Delhi, Dec 16 : Microsoft is building a new passcode manager that will work across slew of products like Edge, Chrome and mobile devices (Android and iOS), the media reported on Wednesday.

According to a report in The Verge, the tech giant is likely in the process create a full password manager for its Microsoft 365 consumer service.

The new password manager will sync credentials across its Edge browser, Google Chrome, and mobile iOS or Android devices.

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“A preview version of the password manager is now built into Microsoft Authenticator, a free mobile app that’s used for multi-factor authentication,” the report mentioned.

Autofill only works with consumer Microsoft Accounts and is disabled for enterprise users who are using the app for phone sign in or multi-factor authentication.

“Passwords are synced from the Microsoft Edge browser, and can be shared across multiple devices using a Microsoft Account. You can also sync these passwords to Google Chrome, using a new Microsoft Autofill extension,” the report mentioned.

The new feature has currently only been spotted in beta A/B testing for iOS and Android apps.

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