Local Authenticator

(create and use passkeys from the local device)

External Authenticator

(create and use passkeys from another device)

Partially Supported


Windows Hello, the local platform authenticator in Windows 10 and 11, has the following capabilities:

The following is also possible in both Windows 10 and 11:

Platform Notes

Cross-Device Authentication

Windows does not currently support FIDO Cross-Device Authentication (CDA) globally at the operating system level. CDA is available, however, directly in both Chrome and Edge on Windows 10 and 11.

Persistent linking is available between Android devices (authenticator) and Chrome and Edge (clients) on Windows. iOS and iPadOS do not support persistent linking.


Coming Soon