OneDrive for Android can now lock with a fingerprint
What you need to know
- OneDrive for Android now supports locking with a fingerprint.
- Users could previously only use a PIN to lock the app.
- OneDrive for iOS also received an update to fix a bug.
Microsoft's OneDrive app for Android now supports the ability to lock it using a fingerprint. Previously, users only had the ability to lock the app using a PIN. In addition to the new locking feature, OneDrive for Android also received an improved grid view to help photos "stand out" as stated in the app's changelog:
OneDrive for iOS (opens in new tab) also received an update, though it focuses on fixing a bug:
OneDrive's ability to be locked with a fingerprint helps secure files on your phone. Recently, Microsoft also announced an upcoming Personal Vault for OneDrive that increases security further.
Microsft's OneDrive can store files, photos, and videos. It's available across all major platforms to make sure that your content is available everywhere.
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