Windows Accounts

Windows Accounts

Sign in to supported websites with accounts on Windows 10 and later versions

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What is Windows Accounts?

Windows Accounts is a very popular Chrome extension by Microsoft. This extension has 10,000,000+ weekly active users, an average user rating of 2.95, and is most similar to My Apps Secure Sign-in Extension and Cisco Webex Extension. The latest version, 1.0.7, was updated 8 months ago.

Stats date:
Install link: Chrome Web Store
Users: 10,000,000+
Version: 1.0.7 (Last updated: 2022-06-13)
Creation date: 2017-10-04
Manifest version: 3
  • nativeMessaging
Featured: No
Size: 7.04K
Email: Click to see
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
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Not available on Firefox
Not available on Edge
Use this extension to sign in to supported websites with accounts on Windows 10 and later versions. If you have a Microsoft supported identity on Windows 10 or later, you won’t be required to enter your credentials to sign in to supported websites. You’ll need to use this extension if your organization has implemented conditional access policy. Currently, this extension supports Azure Active Directory identities.
Risk impact

Windows Accounts requires some risky permissions and may not be safe to use. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk impact measures the level of extra permissions an extension has access to. A low risk impact extension cannot do much harms, whereas a high risk impact extension can do a lot of damage like stealing your password, bypass your security settings, and access your personal data. High risk impact extensions are not necessarily malicious. However, if they do turn malicious, they can be very harmful.

Risk likelihood

Windows Accounts has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

Risk likelihood measures the probability that a Chrome extension may turn malicious. This is determined by the publisher and the Chrome extension reputation on Chrome Web Store, the amount of time the Chrome extension has been around, and other signals about the Chrome extension. Our algorithms are not perfect, and are subject to change as we discover new ways to detect malicious extensions. We recommend that you always exercise caution when installing a Chrome extension, especially ones with higher risk impact and/or higher risk likelihood.

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User reviews
Just does not seem to work on my system and browser.
by Ashwin Narayan Ashwin Narayan, 2023-01-30

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by 10. Elza Safira 10. Elza Safira, 2023-01-15

Doesn't work. Tons of authorization, still unable to access resources.
by Koro Koro, 2023-01-11
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The manifest file declares the requirements and permissions that a Chrome extension will have access to. By reviewing the manifest, you may be able to determine if a Chrome extension is over-reaching (for example, if an extension is overriding your new tab page, or search provider, or requesting access to your web activities without any good reason).

  "update_url": "",
  "manifest_version": 3,
  "name": "Windows Accounts",
  "description": "Sign in to supported websites with accounts on Windows 10 and later versions",
  "version": "1.0.7",
  "action": {
    "default_icon": "windows16.png",
    "default_title": "Sign in to websites with accounts on Windows"
  "icons": {
    "16": "windows16.png",
    "48": "windows48.png",
    "128": "windows128.png"