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ID: com.google.android.apps.authenticator2

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The description of Google Authenticator


Google Authenticator generates 2-Step Verification codes on your phone.

2-Step Verification provides stronger security for your Google Account by requiring a second step of verification when you sign in. In addition to your password, you’ll also need a code generated by the Google Authenticator app on your phone.

Learn more about 2-Step Verification: https://g.co/2step

Features:
* Generate verification codes without a data connection
* Google Authenticator works with many providers & accounts
* Dark theme available
* Automatic setup via QR code
* Transfer accounts between devices via QR code

Permission notice:
Camera: Needed to add accounts using QR codes
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  • Get it on:

    Go Google Play com.google.android.apps.authenticator2
  • Requirements:

    Android Varies with device+

Google Authenticator Varies with device APK for Android Varies with device+

Version Varies with device for Android Varies with device+
Update on 2022-07-16
Installs 100.000.000++
File size 13.934.132 bytes
Permissions view permissions
What's new
* Added device encryption to storage of secret values.

FAQs

  • Setup
    • From your favorite browser, open the Google account security page.
    • Click on “2-Step Verification”
    • Under the Authenticator App section, click “Setup”
    • Choose your device type (Android, iPhone) and click “Next” to reveal a QR code.
    • Open the Authenticator app on your device.
    • Tap on “BEGIN SETUP”
  • The app (iOS/Android) generates a random code used to verify your identity when you're logging into various services. The code can technically be sent to your phone via text message every time— but the Google Authenticator app provides an extra level of security.
  • Open the Google Authenticator app on your new phone and follow the on-screen instructions. When you are prompted, tap on "Scan a barcode," and scan the barcode/QR code shown on your computer screen. 5. After you scan the barcode, a six-digit code should appear on the Google Authenticator app.
  • What if I lose my phone with Google Authenticator on it?
    • Save your Backup Codes.
    • Print Your QR Codes.
    • Print or Save the Key.
    • Reset Authenticator App using Change Phone option.
    • Change your Google Account Password.
    • Revoke your App Passwords.
  • Log into your google account. Under "Security and Sign-In" select "Two-Step Verification," and then scroll down to select the "Authenticator app" option. 3. Select your phone, Android or iPhone.
  • What if I lose my phone with Google Authenticator on it?
    • Save your Backup Codes.
    • Print Your QR Codes.
    • Print or Save the Key.
    • Reset Authenticator App using Change Phone option.
    • Change your Google Account Password.
    • Revoke your App Passwords.
  • If you have your backup key saved, follow these steps to recover the access: Download the Google Authenticator app on your device....If you haven't saved the backup key but have access to your 2FA code
    • Log in to your account.
    • Go to Profile → Security.
    • Select Edit Settings → Deactivate 2FA.
    • Enter your 2FA code to confirm.
  • Google Authenticator
    • Set up 2FA. ...
    • First, go to this page and sign in to your Google account.
    • Select Get started and follow the wizard.
    • Review your settings, verify your phone number, and then set a backup phone number.
    • Test the setup there and then to make sure it all works. ...
    • Set up Google Authenticator.
  • Set up Authenticator
    • On your Android device, go to your Google Account.
    • At the top, tap the Security tab. If at first you don't get the Security tab, swipe through all tabs until you find it.
    • Under "Signing in to Google," tap 2-Step Verification. ...
    • Under "Authenticator app," tap Set up. ...
    • Follow the on-screen steps.
  • At the top, tap Security. Under "Signing in to Google," tap 2-Step Verification. You may need to sign in. Under "Add more second steps to verify it's you," find "Authenticator app" and tap Set up.
  • If you lost your backup codes, you can revoke them and get new ones.
    • Go to the 2-Step Verification section of your Google Account.
    • Select Show codes.
    • Select Get new codes.
  • Google Authenticator protects your Google account from keyloggers and password theft. With two-factor authentication, you'll need both your password and an authentication code to log in. The Google Authenticator app runs on Android, iPhone, iPod, iPad and BlackBerry devices.
  • If you've lost access to your primary phone, you can verify it's you with:
    • Another phone signed in to your Google Account.
    • Another phone number you've added in the 2-Step Verification section of your Google Account.
    • A backup code you previously saved.
  • Go to the security verification settings screen. For information on how to get to this screen, see Changing your security settings. Check the box next to Authenticator app then select Configure. This brings up a screen with a QR code on it.
  • How do I find my verification code?
    • On your device, go to your Google Account.
    • At the top, in the navigation panel, select Security.
    • Under « Signing in to Google, » tap 2-Step Verification. ...
    • Under « Available second steps, » find « Authenticator app » and tap Change Phone.
    • Follow the on-screen steps.
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