This short post is to show you how easy it is to setup Windows Hello (login to the device using facial recognition) on your new surface Pro 4 or Surface Book. To setup Windows Hello on the Surface Book or Surface Pro 4 requires that the devices firmware and drivers are updated to October 2015 as described in this post. In addition, you need to define a PIN.
Step 1. Setup a PIN
Select Windows Settings, Accounts, Sign-in Options, PIN. You may be asked to set up your account with a PIN. If so, follow the on-screen instructions.
Step 2. Click Set up in Windows Hello
Click on Set up under Windows Hello (highlighted in red)
This is an optional step, but recommended if you don’t want the lock screen to bug you about disabling the lock screen when Windows Hello is enabled.
To disable the lock screen open the Local Group Policy Editor. In the left pane of Local Group Policy Editor, navigate to Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Control Panel\Personalization and set Do Not Display the lock screen to Enabled.
Here’s what should happen when you’ve done the above correctly