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Single-tap passkeys are coming to Android 15

Screenshot of single-tap passkey in Android 15
Signing in is about to get more convenient in Android 15 and Wear OS 5. | Screenshot: Google

AI was the main focus of the Google I/O keynote this year, but there are still a bunch of new feature updates hidden in the various developer sessions. Case in point, 9to5Google spotted that Android 15 and Wear OS 5 are going to get some convenient passkey updates.

In its “Passkeys and identity best practices” dev session, Google announced that Android 15 is going to get a single-tap sign-in process. Instead of having two separate screens — one to select an account and another for a biometric prompt — Google will merge them into a single screen.

The end result is you’ll be able to just use your face, finger, or any other screen unlocking method to log in to an account. For devs, this will be automatically supported in new versions of…

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