Google Tests Signing Into Accounts Using Your Phone, No Password Required

An anonymous reader writes: Google’s battle against poor passwords continues. The company is now testing a new Google Account option that lets users login using their phone, skipping the part where you have to enter your password. The feature uses your phone to authenticate your identity by bringing up a notification that allows you to grant or deny access to your account. Google confirmed it was testing the feature with a small group of users.


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