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Our Google account will not have a password in future

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Yes, it is confirmed: Google is indeed testing a new way of signing into your Google account
without typing in the password. Those who have been invited,
and the number is limited, log in by responding to a notification that
is sent to their respective smartphone. The idea is somewhat similar to
the Yahoo’s ‘Account Key’.
But why we need this? Well, while some of us take passwords seriously and make sure they are
hard to crack, others really don’t pay much attention to it thus making
passwords being the weakest part of the link when it comes to securing
users’ accounts. Two-step authentication is being used but it is mostly
considered a hassle and a delay in logging in to your
account. 
On the other hand, this new option speeds things up; type your
email and hit enter, you get a notification on smartphone confirming if
it is indeed you trying to login via some other device and
all you need to do is to tap ‘yes’ and you’re in. The feature would be
really handy to those who always keep their smartphone with them and
those who have complicated passwords that might prove to be a burden
when it comes to remembering them and typing them again and again.
The first report of the test surfaced when the Reddit user Rohit Paul
mentioned it and it was then reported online by other sources as well.
As per Paul, an email invitation was sent to him asking if he wanted to a
join test group that was being given the access to this new technology. 
The group is called ‘Sign-In Experiments at Google’ and although it is
public, you can’t view or participate without receiving a direct
invitation. According to a Google’ spokesperson, “We’ve invited a small
group of users to help test a new way to sign-in to their Google
accounts, no password required. ‘Pizza’, ‘password’ and ‘123456’- your
days are numbered.”

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The participants have been told that they can also use their passwords
to sign in as well if they wish to do so. Google further states that it
might ask for the password of the users as an additional security
measure if it notices something unusual about the login attempt. In case
your smartphone is lost or stolen, the screen lock will protect your
private data and you can sign in to your account by typing in your
password and then removing the account access from the device that was
stolen/lost.
The participants have been told that they can also use
their passwords to sign in as well if they wish to do so. Google further
states that it might ask for the password of the users as an additional
security measure if it notices something unusual about the login
attempt. In case your smartphone is lost or stolen, the screen lock will
protect your private data and you can sign in to your account by typing
in your password and then removing the account access from the device
that was stolen/lost.
Google
further told the testers that they can turn this feature off whenever
then want and can also leave the trial group if they wish to. Google has
yet not commented on when it will be expanding the service to more
people. The good thing is that this feature works on both iOS and
Android as of now.

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