Neowin News Feed for: Authenticator Neowin News Feed for: Authenticator en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Microsoft Authenticator adds a new password manager to its Android and iOS apps <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft Authenticator is adding a new autofill feature for passwords in beta form. The feature currently syncs passwords only via Microsoft accounts across desktop and mobile platforms. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Tue, 15 Dec 2020 19:00:01 +0000 iOS users can soon use Microsoft Authenticator as their password manager <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft Authenticator will soon let iOS users replace the in-built keychain feature for managing passwords. Users will be able to sync credentials across platforms through their Microsoft accounts. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Fri, 13 Nov 2020 20:38:01 +0000 Microsoft Authenticator for Android now lets users change passwords right from the app <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has updated the Authenticator app for Android with account management features, that lets users update security information, review recent activity, and change passwords right from the app. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Fri, 05 Jun 2020 21:24:01 +0000 Google Authenticator update adds dark mode, tool to transfer accounts between devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has rolled out a major update for its Authenticator app that adds a dark theme, improves the UI/UX, and adds an import/export tool to easily transfer synced accounts between devices. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rajesh Pandey) Thu, 07 May 2020 05:30:01 +0000 Microsoft Authenticator beta for iOS updated with new account management features <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Microsoft Authenticator app is being updated for iOS TestFlight users, enabling users to change passwords, update security questions, and view recent activity. The wider rollout will happen soon. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Wed, 04 Mar 2020 20:34:01 +0000 Microsoft Authenticator update brings security notifications for Microsoft accounts <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is updating the Authenticator app on Android and iOS to add security notifications. Sensitive changes such as password changes and unusual logins will trigger a notification on the app. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Mon, 04 Feb 2019 23:28:01 +0000 Microsoft declares an end to passwords with new Authenticator and Secure Score features <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>At its Ignite 2018 conference keynote today, Microsoft announced a number of new security features, such as improvements for Microsoft Secure Score, and new features for Authenticator. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Mon, 24 Sep 2018 13:00:01 +0000 Microsoft Authenticator companion app goes live on Apple Watch <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After a few weeks of beta testing, Microsoft Authenticator is now officially available on Apple Watch as part of version 6.0.1 of the app. It lets you approve sign-in notifications on your smartwatch. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Jay Bonggolto) Tue, 11 Sep 2018 07:58:01 +0000 Microsoft Authenticator for Apple Watch is now available in public preview <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft today announced that it is making available a public preview of the Microsoft Authenticator companion app for Apple Watch. You need to be enrolled as a Beta tester to be able to try it out. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Mon, 27 Aug 2018 21:26:01 +0000 Microsoft Authenticator adds account backup and recovery for iOS beta testers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft announced today that it&#039;s adding account backup and recovery to its Authenticator app on iOS, and it&#039;s available for beta testers now. The feature will come to Android later this year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Tue, 24 Apr 2018 19:16:01 +0000 Twitter now allows you to use a third-party app for two-factor authentication <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Twitter today announced that those with two-factor authentication enabled on their account can finally use a third-party app, rather than having to have a text message sent to them. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Wed, 20 Dec 2017 19:58:01 +0000 Microsoft Authenticator for Android adds fingerprint support <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft today updated its Authenticator app on Android, with the main new feature being support for fingerprint scanners. The changelog for version 6.1.7 doesn&#039;t list any other new features. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Wed, 24 May 2017 19:50:01 +0000 Microsoft enables password-free account sign-in on iOS and Android - but not Windows phones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is simplifying two-factor authentication by allowing users to log in to their Microsoft accounts without a password, via its Authenticator app on iOS and Android - but not on Windows phones. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 19 Apr 2017 13:02:01 +0000 New Microsoft Authenticator beta for iOS adds profile pictures and more <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft released a new beta version of its Authenticator application for iOS today, bringing the version number to 5.3.2. It adds icons, profile pictures, and it has some bug fixes. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Tue, 11 Apr 2017 20:02:01 +0000 Microsoft Authenticator beta updated on iOS; now allows users to edit accounts <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft today updated its Authenticator beta app on iOS to version 5.1, bringing the ability to edit accounts, as well as re-order them. The new feature is already available on Windows and Android. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Thu, 16 Feb 2017 04:46:01 +0000 Microsoft Authenticator now supports phone sign-in on iOS and Android <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After the feature showed up in beta versions of the app a few weeks ago, phone sign-in is now generally available on iOS and Android, although there&#039;s no word on Windows 10 Mobile. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Mon, 30 Jan 2017 23:16:01 +0000 Microsoft Authenticator beta updated for iOS and Android; now offers phone sign-in and more <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft issued the first major update today for its Authenticator beta apps on iOS and Android. The app can now be used for signing into your Microsoft account right from your phone. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:50:01 +0000 Microsoft Authenticator finally comes out of beta on Windows 10 Mobile <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After five months in beta and three months of broken promises, Microsoft&#039;s Authenticator app for Windows 10 Mobile is finally out of beta. It comes as an update to Azure Authenticator. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Thu, 10 Nov 2016 22:20:01 +0000 Microsoft Authenticator 4.1 beta now available for iOS, adds push notifications <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft seeded a new beta of its Authenticator app for iOS today, bringing the version number to 4.1.0. The update finally adds the ability to receive push notifications for Microsoft accounts. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Fri, 16 Sep 2016 18:06:01 +0000 Microsoft Authenticator beta on iOS updated with new features to version 4.0.4 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After releasing the Microsoft Authenticator app a week and a half ago, the company has updated its beta app on iOS to include support for adding personal Microsoft accounts and more. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:32:01 +0000 Microsoft Authenticator coming to Windows phones "later this week" <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a TechNet blog post today, Microsoft confirmed that the Microsoft Authenticator app will arrive for Windows phones later this week. The company also provided an update on the iOS and Android apps. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Wed, 17 Aug 2016 23:02:01 +0000 Microsoft's Authenticator app is now available for iOS and Android devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As promised, Microsoft has released its new Authenticator app for iOS and Android today. The app is designed to make two-factor authentication easier, and it replaces the old Azure Authenticator app. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Mon, 15 Aug 2016 19:50:01 +0000 Microsoft Authenticator is coming to iOS, Android, and Windows on August 15 [Update] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has announced that its new Authenticator app will be available for iOS, Android, and Windows from August 15. The app will combine consumer authentication with Azure Active Directory. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rich Woods) Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:02:01 +0000 You can download Microsoft's new Windows 10 Mobile Authenticator app, but it's still in beta <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has been working on its Windows 10 Mobile Authenticator and users can take a sneak peek at the new beta version. Once final it will include support for push notifications and Windows Hello. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 09 Jun 2016 09:32:01 +0000 Microsoft wants to log you in with your phone, body and wearables - just not a password <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is opening up the Windows Hello platform to other OEMs. They&#039;ll now be able to build wearables and devices to sign you into your PC securely and conveniently, without a password. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 02 Jun 2016 10:24:01 +0000