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How do I restore my lost Google Authenticator?

When you set up Google Authenticator two-factor authentication (2FA) in your account, you're prompted to download a backup key. This code lets you restore access to your account in case you change or lose your phone, or accidentally delete the Google Authenticator app.

Where do I find Google Authenticator key?

On your Android device, go to your Google Account. At the top, tap Security. Under "Signing in to Google," tap 2-Step Verification. You may need to sign in. Under "Available second steps," find "Authenticator app" and tap Change Phone. Follow the on-screen steps.

How do I recover my authenticator key?

On your mobile device, open the 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.

How do I restore my Google Authenticator to a new phone?

Open the Authenticator app on your new phone and tap Begin > Scan barcode. Scan the QR code displayed on Google's website with the Authenticator app, then enter the six-digit code to verify everything is working properly. Once that's done, the codes on your old device will no longer be valid.

What happens if you lost Google Authenticator?

If you lost your backup codes, you can revoke them and get new ones. Go to the 2-Step Verification section of your Google Account. Select Show codes. Select Get new codes.

What happens if you accidentally deleted Google Authenticator?

Recommended Answer Without access to the old authenticator, there's no way to recover the codes from it. You'll have to do account recovery on each of the configured account to regain access so you can configure them again.

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.

How do I get 16 digit backup key for 2FA Google Authenticator?

Log in to your Binance account and tap on the [Profile] icon. Tap to toggle on the button next to [Binance/Google Authenticator] and download the Google Authenticator App on your device. You will then see a 16-digit backup key on the screen.

What is account name and key in Google Authenticator?

The account_name – as the name suggests – reflects the name of your account on the website. This is your username or email address, generally. Google Authenticator shows this as the second line of the key. The secret_key is the secret key that the web site gives you when you enable TOTP.