How do I unlock my Microsoft authenticator?

Why is Microsoft authenticator locked?

A: App Lock helps keep your one-time verification codes, app information, and app settings more secure. When App Lock is enabled, you’ll be asked to authenticate using your device PIN or biometric every time you open Authenticator.

How do I reset my Microsoft authenticator app?

How Do I Restore My Microsoft Authenticator To A New Phone?

  1. Open the app on your old phone.
  2. Tap the three dots at the top right.
  3. Tap “Settings”
  4. Enable “Cloud backup”/”iCloud Backup”
  5. On your new phone, install the Microsoft Authenticator app and log in to your account.
  6. Select “Begin Recovery”

How do I turn off Authenticator app lock?

To disable on Android, tap the 3 dots and select Settings. Under Security, toggle the App Lock setting off.

What is the one time password code Microsoft authenticator?

The Microsoft Authenticator app also supports the industry standard for time-based, one-time passcodes (also known as TOTP or OTP). Because of that, you can add any online account that also supports this standard to the Microsoft Authenticator app. This will help keep your other online accounts secure.

How do I contact Microsoft authenticator?

In the United States, voice calls from Microsoft come from the following numbers: +1 (866) 539 4191, +1 (855) 330 8653, and +1 (877) 668 6536.

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How do I reset my Microsoft authenticator to a new phone?

Recover the Microsoft Authenticator app from backup.

  1. Opening Microsoft Authenticator app on an Android device.
  2. Accessing menu in the Microsoft Authenticator app.
  3. Select the Settings option.
  4. Enable Cloud or iCloud backup option under the settings in the app.
  5. Cloud or iCloud backup confirmation.

What do I do if Microsoft authenticator is deleted?

To set up the Microsoft Authenticator app again after deleting the app or doing a factory reset on your phone. If the Authenticator App is set as your default method, click “I can’t use my Microsoft Authenticator app right now”. Then choose the option to text or call.