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Windows.Security.Credentials.UI namespace

Enables you to use credentials without the complexity of the underlying operations, providing a uniform experience for credentials that reduces credential prompting to an absolute minimum. This namespace collects various types of credentials from users, stores them on the local computer, and presents them to web services and proxies by using existing authentication models.


The Windows.Security.Credentials.UI namespace has these types of members:


CredentialPicker Creates an asynchronous object that displays a dialog box of credentials to the user and collects the user's response.
CredentialPickerOptions Controls the appearance and behavior of a credential prompt.
CredentialPickerResults Describes the results of the dialog box operation.
UserConsentVerifier Checks for availability of a verification device (such as a Microsoft Passport PIN, Windows Hello biometric, or fingerprint reader) and performs a verification.



The Windows.Security.Credentials.UI namespace has these enumerations.

AuthenticationProtocol Identifies which authentication protocol to use.
CredentialSaveOption Identifies the state of the dialog box option on whether to save credentials.
UserConsentVerificationResult Describes the result of a verification operation.
UserConsentVerifierAvailability Describes the result of a check for a biometric (fingerprint) verifier device.



Enterprise credentials retrieved from the CredentialPicker don't have the capability to roam.



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