How to transfer Google Authenticator codes to new phone

Backing up your Google authenticator codes are critical when changing your smartphone. Chances are there to get locked without getting your Google 2FA codes while logging into online websites and services. This step by step guide explains about how to transfer Google authenticator to new phone. This guide works if you are  switching from Android to iPhone OR from iPhone to Android.

Transfer Google Authenticator codes to new phone

Step 1: Open the web browser on a “Desktop” and go to Google 2 Step Verification and click “Get Started”

Step 2: Scroll down to “Authenticator App” and click on “change phone”

move Google Authenticator codes to new phone

Step 3: Select your new device type (Android/iPhone) and click next.

transfer Google Authenticator codes to new phone

Step 4: Install Google Authenticator app on your new phone and then Scan the QR code on your new phone . Thats it

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You have now moved all the google authenticator codes to a different device. Stay secure.

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  1. Ajith 15/04/2019

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