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Chrome 89 beta: Google presses on with 'advanced hardware interactions' that Mozilla, Apple see as harmful

Jamie Jones Silver badge

Re: The opposite of MS

No, it's a password for the chromebook, that happens to be the same as the account one, and kept in sync with it.

That's how you can still login without internet access, and indeed, you can set it to allow you to "login" with a pin instead of the password if you want.

Granted, many of the apps within, (Chrome and android apps) are also tied to that login id by default, but that's no different than (say) an android phone - you don't have to have a password or pin to use the phone, yet your Googlie credentials will still be intact.

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