Browser support

Browser support for WebAuthN is quickly improving. You can find an overview of both platform and external authenticators on this page.

Platform Authenticators

Platform authenticators are built into your devices like computers and smartphone. They can often be unlocked using biometrics, a finger print with Touch ID, or your face with Windows Hello or Face ID.

Android 7+ iOS 14+ Windows 10 (with Windows Hello) macOS Catalina macOS Big Sur
Chrome Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Safari N/A Yes N/A No Yes
Firefox No No Yes No No
Brave No No Yes Yes Yes
Edge No No Yes Yes Yes
Internet Explorer N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Roaming Authenticators

Roaming Authenticators are separate hardware authenticators, that can be connected to your device in a number of ways. The most common ones connect trough USB, Bluetooth or NFC. These are most commonly security keys like Yubikeys or Titan Keys.

Android 7+ iOS 14+ Windows 10 macOS Catalina macOS Big Sur
Chrome Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Safari N/A Yes N/A Yes Yes
Firefox No No Yes Yes Yes
Brave No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Edge No No Yes Yes Yes
Internet Explorer N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

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