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How to Improve Windows Hello Face Recognition in Windows 10

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Windows Hello is a more personal, more secure way to get instant access to your Windows 10 devices using fingerprint or face recognition.

Windows Hello, greets you by name and with a smile, letting you sign in without a password and providing instant, more secure access to your Windows 10 devices. Windows Hello introduces system support for biometric authentication – using your face, iris, or fingerprint to unlock your devices – with technology that is much safer than traditional passwords. You– uniquely you– plus your device are the keys to your Windows experience, apps, data and even websites and services – not a random assortment of letters and numbers that are easily forgotten, hacked, or written down and pinned to a bulletin board. Modern sensors recognize your unique personal characteristics to sign-you-in on a supporting Windows 10 device.

Starting with Windows 10 build 15007, Microsoft is bringing in some exciting improvements around how you discover and enroll into Windows Hello’s facial recognition. For devices and peripherals that support Windows Hello. you’ll now see a visual guidance that tracks your face in real-time, shows you an improved progress indicator and gives you real-time feedback to quickly and smoothly set your face up for signing in.

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If Windows Hello can't always recognize your face (ex: with and without glasses, different lighting conditions, or face angles) while trying to unlock and sign in to your PC, then you may need to improve recognition for your face to help.

This tutorial will show you how to improve recognition of your face in Windows Hello for your account in Windows 10.



Here's How:

1. Open Settings, and click/tap on the Accounts icon.

2. Click/tap on Sign-in options on the left side, and click/tap on the Improve recognition button for Face Recognition under Windows Hello on the right side. (see screenshot below)

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3. Click/tap on Get started. (see screenshot below)

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4. Enter your PIN to verify it's you. (see screenshot below)

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5. Make sure your face is centered in the frame, and keep looking directly at your screen until it has finished. (see screenshots below)

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6. When finished, click/tap on Close. (see screenshot below)

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That's it,
Shawn