MSCredentials object

Represents Web Authentication API functionality in Microsoft Edge

Warning  The current Microsoft Edge implementation is based on an earlier draft of the Web Authentication specification and is likely to change in the future. Consider using the Webauthn.js polyfill, so you can code to the current spec instead of the in-progress Microsoft implementation.



var webauthn = window.msCredentials;


The MSCredentials object has these types of members:

  • Methods


The MSCredentials object has these methods.

Method Description

Authenticates the user using Windows Hello


Creates a Web Authentication credential for the user.


See also

A world without passwords: Windows Hello in Microsoft Edge