Where is my Google Authenticator?

How do I recover my Google Authenticator account?

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

  1. Log in to your account.
  2. Go to Profile → Security.
  3. Select Edit Settings → Deactivate 2FA.
  4. Enter your 2FA code to confirm.

How do I get my Google Authenticator back on my new phone?

The old school way still works

  1. Install Authenticator on your new phone.
  2. On your computer, visit Google’s two-step verification site and log in to your Google account. …
  3. Click Change Phone in the Authenticator app section. …
  4. Open the Authenticator app on your new phone and tap Begin > Scan barcode.

How do I restore my authenticator app?

On your mobile device, open the Microsoft Authenticator app, and select Begin recovery. Sign in to your recovery account using the personal Microsoft account you used during the backup process. Your account credentials are recovered to the new device.

Is Google Authenticator backed up?

Google, as well as some of the other websites where you can protect your user account with two-step authentication, provides backup codes. … After you use a backup code once it’s gone for good. Most people print out these Google Authenticator backup codes and keep them at hand.

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