Windows 10 build 18936 brings a password-less authentication system

by Milan Stanojevic
Milan Stanojevic
Milan Stanojevic
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Microsoft recently pushed Windows 10 20H1 preview build 18936 to Fast Ring Insiders. This release brings many exciting new features as well.

Some major features are Quick Event Creation for Calendar and password-less sign-in options. The phone screen feature is now available on additional Surface devices.

Here are the key features included in the recent Windows 10 build.

Windows 10 build 18936 changelog

Passwordless sign-in support

Many people are bad at remembering passwords. Therefore, Microsoft decided to launch a passwordless authentication system.

Users can now login to their Microsoft accounts by enabling a specific option. To do that, navigate to Settings >> Accounts >> Sign-in and tun on the Make your device passwordless option.

Keeping track of all your passwords is difficult. Use one of these password managers instead.

Phone screen compatibility

Previously, the phone screen feature was only limited to a few devices. However, now you can enjoy the same feature on many other Surface devices including Surface Book, Surface Book 2, Surface Laptop, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Pro 4, Surface Pro 5, Surface Pro 6.

Speaking of Surface devices, check out this guide to learn where you can buy the cheapest Surface Laptops.

Quick events and reminders

Microsoft introduced an exciting new option in Windows 10 20H1 Build 18936. You can now quickly add new events and reminders.

But if you’re not an Insider, you can use one of these software solutions to create reminders and never forget anything.

Game installation issues resolved

Previously, many gamers who used the Xbox app reported that the game fails to install on their systems. The good news is these issues have been resolved now.

Game install is taking forever? Use this guide to fix the problem and launch your gaming sessions.

Emoji panel crash issues fixed

Microsoft addresses an issue with the emoji panel in the recent build. Previously, the emoji panel crashed when users enabled the high contrast mode on Windows 10 devices.

Black screen bug

There were some reports that running some games in full-screen mode unexpectedly caused black screen issues. Microsoft has finally resolved this issue in the recent build.

Photos live tile

The recent insider preview build resolves an issue with the Photos live tile. Now you can install Windows 10 Insider Build 18936 to resolve the issue.

Windows 10 Build 18936 known issues

Microsoft acknowledged a couple of known issues as well. Microsoft warns you may experience some crashes with old versions of anti-cheat software.

Furthermore, Microsoft is currently investigating an issue with some Realtek SD card readers.

Microsoft plans to release the Windows 10 20H1 version next Spring. This OS version is work in progress and you should expect to encounter some bugs in the upcoming preview builds as well.


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