Microsoft’s Building an iPhone Password Manager to Replace the iCloud Keychain
There are plenty of password managers out there, including industry-leading solutions like Enpass and LastPass, but Microsoft believes that an approach that’s currently working on could eventually be the one that iPhone users pick to replace the iCloud keychain.
More specifically, Microsoft is working on updating the Microsoft Authenticator app with new capabilities, and one of them appears to be support for passwords.
The new feature would work similarly to the iCloud keychain integration on the iPhone, and Microsoft Authenticator would be able to automatically fill passwords for the remembered websites. Needless to say, authentication systems like Face ID would continue to be offered, as it’s the case right now in the app.
Microsoft has already added the new capabilities as part of a recent beta, and screenshots that have been posted online latel… (read more)
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