Google Authenticator iOS application picks up new export accounts option
- December 4, 2020
Google has updated its 2FA Authenticator application for iOS with another record move feature that makes it a lot simpler to move two-factor authentication codes to another iPhone.
2FA adds an additional layer of security to your online accounts by requiring an arbitrarily created six-digit code after you’ve entered your password. Google’s application produces codes for your accounts on the fly, however up to this point the way toward transferring accounts to another iPhone was time-consuming and included numerous steps.
Fortunately, that is not true anymore, and you would now be able to choose which records to trade by tapping the three spots in the upper right corner of the application and picking Export accounts.
After you’ve picked which accounts to export (you can export up to 10 accounts all at once), the Authenticator application will create a QR code. Scan this code utilizing the Authenticator application on your new gadget, and the picked accounts will be automatically transferred.
Notwithstanding 2FA export, the most recent update to the application additionally adds a revived interface and Dark Mode support, which regards your systemwide settings.
Keep in mind, in the event that you purchase another iPhone to supplant your current one and you use the Google Authenticator application, you should move those accounts to your new phone as quickly as time permits, in light of the fact that without the 2FA codes close nearby, you could end up locked out of your online accounts.
Google Authenticator is a free download for iPhone accessible on the App Store.