Google Authenticator on iPhoneSource: iMore

What you need to know

  • Google Authenticator has been updated with support for dark mode as well as the ability to migrate accounts to a new device.

Google Authenticator for iPhone has had some attention lavished on it, with the new app featuring a redesigned interface that also includes support for dark mode for the first time.

Alongside the new look, Google has also added a new feature that allows users to export their accounts for use on another device – a huge deal for those who regularly switch phones. The process for switching phones was ess than ideal before, often taking far too long and involving many different steps.

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People use Google Authenticator to generate two-factor codes for logging into apps and services more securely. Whether you're using this app or another one, enabling two-factor authentication across everything is pretty much always a good idea.

Google Authenticator 3.1.0 includes:

  • Added the ability to transfer accounts to a different device, e.g. when switching phones
  • Refreshed the look and feel of the app
  • Dark Mode support

The app, which is free for everyone to use, is available for download from the App Store now.

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