Passwordless Authentication

Seamless, secure passwordless auth solution for your app

  • Improve UX and security with sophisticated yet easy-to-build passwordless authentication.

  • From passkeys and magic links to social login and OTPs — mix and match your preferred passwordless methods.

  • Save implementation time and effort with drag-and-drop, no / low code workflows.

Simple and adaptable passwordless authentication

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Pick a method, any method

Pick the passwordless method that best suits your project needs and goals. Easily add and modify your authentication flows with time.

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Progressive enrollment

Promote passwordless adoption for returning users with a phase-based rollout approach. Securely merge user identities across auth methods.

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Passwordless MFA

Adopt passkeys for a one-step MFA or chain together your choice of passwordless methods for phishing-resistant MFA.

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Our workflow-based approach allows you to easily add and modify passwordless methods as your business grows — all without touching your codebase.

Pick your chosen passwordless method

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More passwordless resources

Passwordless Authentication 101: Why It Matters


Passwordless 101

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Passwordless benefits

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Magic link use cases

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Passkeys vs passwords

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What is FIDO2? How does FIDO authentication work?


What is FIDO authentication?

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WebAuthn 101: How Web Authentication Works


WebAuthn 101

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We play well with others

Enrich and secure your user journeys with third-party connectors. Go passwordless without changing your primary IdP using OIDC federated authentication.

Go passwordless your way

No code, some code, or a whole lotta code – Descope meets you where you are by offering different integration options.

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Descope Flows

“I want to go live with Descope in the fastest and easiest way possible.”

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Descope SDKs

“I’ll build the authentication screens and flows, but may need help with session management.”

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Descope REST API

“I’ll handle all frontend flows and logic on my own.”

Frequently asked questions

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Ready for liftoff?

If you’ve seen all you need to see, sign up and get started with Descope. If you'd like a demo, meet with our auth experts.