How do I set up authenticator on my Android phone?

How do I set up authenticator on my Android phone?

Set up Authenticator

  1. On your Android device, go to your Google Account.
  2. 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.
  3. Under “Signing in to Google,” tap 2-Step Verification.
  4. Under “Authenticator app,” tap Set up.
  5. Follow the on-screen steps.

Where is Google Authenticator barcode?

A QR Code will be shown on the Dashboard, with instructions to download Google Authenticator application. Download and Install Google Authenticator application on your phone. Launch the Authenticator application. Click on Scan a barcode.

How do I add Google Authenticator by Setup key?


  1. From your device, open the Google Authenticator app.
  2. Tap +.
  3. Tap Enter a setup key.
  4. Enter the following details: A name for the account, for example, Commvault or the name of your CommCell. The secret key provided in the email.
  5. Verify that the key type is time based.
  6. Tap Add.

How do I set up Google Authenticator on my iPhone?

Set up Authenticator

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, go to your Google Account.
  2. At the top, tap Security.
  3. Under “Signing in to Google,” tap 2-Step Verification. You may need to sign in.
  4. Under “Add more second steps to verify it’s you,” find “Authenticator app” and tap Set up.
  5. Follow the on-screen steps.

How do I recover my Google Authenticator code?

If you lost your backup codes, you can revoke them and get new ones.

  1. Go to the 2-Step Verification section of your Google Account.
  2. Select Show codes.
  3. Select Get new codes.

Is Google Authenticator linked to Google Account?

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.

Can I have Google Authenticator on two devices?

I wanted a better solution than relying on one device. That’s when I found out you can have Google Authenticator on multiple devices so long as you scan the same code with each device!

How do I log into my authenticator app on my new phone?

Sign in to your account using phone sign-in

  1. Go to your personal Microsoft account sign-in page, and then instead of typing your password, select the Use the Microsoft Authenticator app instead link.
  2. Microsoft sends a notification to your phone.
  3. Approve the notification.

What happens if I lost my Google Authenticator device?

If you’re not logged in elsewhere and you’ve lost the smartphone with the authenticator, done a factory reset, or had it stolen (basically, if you no longer have access to it), or if the above method didn’t work, you won’t be able to recover the authenticator. What you can do now is restore access to your account.

What happens if I lose my authenticator code?

Websites usually give a recovery code to you when you enable 2FA on your account. Use your recovery code to get access to your account. If you don’t have a recovery code go to the site’s support and ask them to disable two factor authentication on your account for you.

What happens if you lose Google Authenticator?

Is Google Authenticator tied to Google Account?