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is the process by which individual access to a computer system is controlled by identification of the user using credentials provided by the user

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If you need to enter your skype name to link your account

I'm working on a website which can be connected with Skype and the user has some benefit from it. In case if you need to enter your Skype name to link your account, and then click on your name - after ...
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Which facebook design should you use for facebook login?

Recently facebook changed its products design and changed to a new logo. According to their brand resource center you should use their new logo and color. But their facebook for developers still uses ...
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Why there is no “Forgot Email”?

I noticed, if you forget your password, you need to click "Forgot Password". But if no other way while that multiple email address inputs still doesn't work. They don't provide us an access to Account ...
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2 selection buttons 1 preferred but with different input types

I have 2 login forms in the same page: login with username&password, login with emailaddress&password. I separated forms with tabs but 1 of the login forms is always selected as default ...
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Modal page and button click [closed]

I have a modal page with login button. Clicking on the button verifies the username or password. And if incorrect, error messages will be shown while still being inside the modal. But I can not find a ...
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On password recovery, what to do if device is already logged in?

Say a user requests a password recovery on a computer. Our system then sends an email with a unique link to recover the account. However now consider the user receives this email and opens it on his ...
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Repeated password entry despite it being visible?

If the signup for a new user account dialog includes an input field to set a custom password which has an option (eye icon) to uncover its current textual contents, should there also be an input field ...
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How to communicate that creating an account is optional to using the site?

I have a site that can mostly be used without creating an account. Accounts are only needed for things such as preserving favorites across devices, which is minor in the context of the site. I want ...
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Email link for logging in

Would a user authentication flow like this be a bad UX? User enters email address and clicks submit button User checks his email inbox and clicks on the link User is logged in
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Password-less log in with webviews

I just added a password-less log in option to my website, which emails users a login link. If they click it within 10 minutes, they are logged in and cookies are set in their browser to remember them. ...
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What's the point of deactivating Num Lock on login screens? [closed]

Many login screens automatically deactivate the Num Lock key on the keyboard before the user can enter their password. This is extremely frustrating for the user as they involuntarily type their ...
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Is there a problem with hiding “forgot password” until it's needed?

To be honest, I don't really see any use for the "forgot password" button/link unless the user put in a wrong password before. In my current project, we need as much space as possible and I was ...
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How to simplify login and registration when you can't use social login?

What is a good alternative to the traditional registration and logging in methods, other than social log in? I have a project that I'm building that I cannot employ the use of social logins-in. I ...
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Website main action requires Sign Up: sign-up first vs sign-up on submit?

I am building a website in which we rely on the community to build contribute to publically available resources. The main call to actions on our landing page will be browse and contribute. The ...
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Why do many companies hide their navigation during the Sign-In and/or Sign-Up flow?

I have been tasked with designing a sign in flow, but I have noticed that many companies hide their site navigation during their sign in/sign on flows. I've seen quite a few articles on designing ...
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How is a two-step login better than single-step when you have a password manager?

I am using a browser-based password manager. For most websites the login workflow is: Go to login page. Both username and password field are visible. Credentials are auto-filled by password manager. ...
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Example workflow when changing a site's identify provider

I'm switching a site from ADFS/AD to Azure B2C/AAD and require users to reset their password. Users will also see different log in screens. I'm struggling to find an approach where users won't be ...
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Users asking to reset password in account registration

Ive been pouring through responses in a customer satisfaction survey we put in our account registration and I've noticed a few responses that surprise me. Several people have gone to account ...
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Should users be shown a login page or the same page they were in after their session timer expires?

Currently I am designing a security product for which the session timer is 15 mins after you will be logged out. Should I a) Show the user a small modal which says they have been logged out b) Show ...
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After login users must accept new conditions

I am wondering which action should I use when customer change terms of usage and conditions. Flow is: User login New conditions appear User to get access to portal must accept conditions If user ...
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User friendly transition between signup page and login page

I work on a website where users: fill in a registration form (with only 2 fields: password & confirm password; each user have a unique token which is stored in the URL) then land directly after ...
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Asking user to login in the middle of a purchase in a website used years ago

If a visitor tries to make a purchase on an website from which they made a purchase maybe a few years ago, during checkout it might happen that the user does not remember he has an account and as I ...
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Perceived security of magic link/passwordless login

As far as I've read, passwordless login like Slack uses (user inputs their email and then clicks on the login link in their email) is becoming more common and is just as secure as logins that require ...
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Phone number login and verification for mobile apps

Can someone shed some light on the security behind mobile phone logins on mobile apps? Uber and Lyft ask the user to login using their mobile phone, I'm assuming because it is a more unique ...
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How long do you keep your customers logged in? (sessions and authentication)

I was curious how long do you think we should keep users logged in before they're required to sign in with username and password again? I was wondering if there's any resources or studies done to ...
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How to inform the user they have been logged out from their previous account when logging in to a new account in a new tab

We have multiple products that belong together, a suite of products. They all share a single-sign-on solution ie users can log in to one of the products and are automatically logged in to all of the ...
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Social Login - Icon only or Icon with Text?

There is a Post here but the answer doesn't fit because everyone knows the Social Login Logos. OK, so right now I implemented the Social Logins into my Website and I am curious if the User ...
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How to prompt existing customers to change their email

I'm looking for some UX examples to how other companies have handled this situation: Scenario: Devs are using an old password encrypting method (sha1) I believe and need to change it to a more secure ...
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Error message in login

In the login page of my software, there are 3 input fields - organization, username, and password. There isn't an option to register, but the registration is done by the organization manager. ...
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How to manage logged in status when the user clicks back button?

Something I have had trouble understanding the technical/implementation requirements is what should happen to a user's logged in state when they press the back button immediately after logging in (or ...
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What is the general approach on Login/Register Forms Presentation

So I am not sure which option is better for the User, to have a Modal Open when the User clicks on a Login/Register Button on the Navbar or if an external Page is the better approach? Because often ...
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Login form: User ID and Password in same page vs User ID in the first page and password in the next [duplicate]

Some major sites like Google and Amazon take 2-page approach for signin. They first ask for ID and in the next page ask for password. What is the advantage in this against single page signin process? ...
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Why do we put login (with social media) buttons on the bottoms of login forms?

Like this: https://dribbble.com/shots/4414790-Modal-login-screen-Sketch-freebie I never see them on top. Is there a reason?
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Fullname vs username and how to ask for username after Social Login

I am building a mobile application where users can post/rate songs they like. I have three ways of registering: email+password, facebook login and google login. From my personal experience, some ...
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What is the optimal time for a user on Login Page?

Google Analytics shows that my users need 30 seconds on average to complete the login, while a lot of password resets happen. What is the optimal timeframe a user should spent on the login page? Is ...
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Sign-up and Log-in for two different sets of users

TL;DR / PROBLEM SUMMARY Business users should only sign up and login with the email/password option using their work email address. They cannot login with social login options. Personal users can ...
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Reasons for seemingly inefficient design of Evernote login process

Evernote's login form works like this: When you go to their website, there is no login form. There only is a form for registering. If you enter your login credentials into that form, it won't log you ...
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Are there any design guidelines to Sign in with SSO (Single Sign On)? [closed]

Should Sign in with SSO be a button? Or should it be a link? If a button, should it be in red color, or black, or blue, etc? Check the link "Login with SSO" in this example: https://trello.com/login
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What should be the flow if user used social log-in at first then tried to login via email after?

Let's say the user signs-up via Facebook. However, some time passed and the user forgot that they signed-in via Facebook and tried to log-in using their email. Usually, for other apps, the login just ...
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What are the differences between “Remember me” and “Stay signed in” functionality?

For my understanding: "Remember me" We store password and username without login. User clicks the login button and is logged in. "Stay Signed in" We store password and username with login. ...
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Force full registration now or only when needed?

I'm creating an app where most users will only use it temporarily, like guests at an event. For this reason I used Firebase Anonymous Login, to where they just supply a name and they're ready to go ...
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Mobile log-in: how to divide two types of user logins and two methods of logging in?

So I'm designing a modile/table log in page. There are two types of users who can log in because the functionalities of the application depend on what type of user they are. Employees and managers. ...
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Web Application best practice: ephemeral session or expiring sessions?

While working on an application using Node.js and Express, I was finding an interesting and perplexing issue in my UX testing. The application had session settings for "maxAge: 24 hours" and "...
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What is the disadvantage of automatically determine for the user whether it is a sign-in or a sign-up based on whether email exist?

There is question Is it good to automatically sign up a user if he doesnt have an account?, but they focus on OAuth signin. They answer it is better because there is less friction, more convenient. ...
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Is NOT being a social network a benefit? [closed]

I'm working on a new website project that requires users to log in to access the content, and once logged in they can publish, share and follow content. Since logging in is a required action to gain ...
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When to ask for login?

I currently own an online store for video games and I use the Stripe API. This is the current order of events: Add to cart > Checkout > Enter Card Info > Charge > Download Item, although to battle ...
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When user check the “Keep me signed in” on login page of the website, Should we also mention the duration?

Should we do this? or this is enough
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Are there any science based studies on separating username and password in two screens?

I was trying a similar approach to google which login in 1 page and password in the second but a coworker said that for accessibility reasons password and login should be in one screen. Is there any ...
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When to log in the user during shopping process?

I need to make sure the users are logged in (and thus registered) before they can purchase a product in a game-related platform that I am working on. My question is if there's the best moment for ...
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Using only phone number and 2-step verification as login

Is requiring the user to login using phone number and 2-step verification bad design? I have only seen 2-step verification as an EXTRA layer of protection, not a requirement. The only thing similar is ...