What is Microsoft Authenticator?

Microsoft Authenticator is a mobile app developed by Microsoft that provides an additional layer of security for your online accounts. Microsoft Authenticator adds an extra layer of security beyond just a username and password. After you enter your password, the app generates a time-sensitive security code, often in the form of a six-digit number. Microsoft Authenticator application includes various authentication methods such as log-in approvals, single-use passcode generation, push notifications and password-less. The app can be used on Android and iOS devices.

What makes Microsoft Authenticator strong?

  • Provides an additional layer of security.
  • Has an easy to use User Interface (UI).
  • Can be used as a 2FA method for other products such as Google, Firefox, Amazon etc.
  • Synchronises your passwords with Microsoft Edge for autocompletion or browsing passwords in your phone.

All features

  • Time-Based One-Time Passwords (TOTP)
  • Credential Management
  • Access Management
  • User Management
  • Push Notifications
  • Account Verification