Some products and services automatically expire active sessions after a specific time or using other signs of inactivity for added security.
For example, a smart watch might prevent the user from accessing private data or some features when the watch is taken off.
- There’s virtually no friction for the user because they just continue using the service in the same way
- It can reduce the risk of someone being able to use the account if they gain access to a currently logged in device
- If overused this pattern can be frustrating, requiring a user to actively prevent the session from expiring
- Depending on implementation, this could make it harder for people with accessibility needs to use the service
Stops access to Apple Pay when the watch senses it's no longer being worn
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