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”
Step 3: Select your new device type (Android/iPhone) and click next.
Step 4: Install Google Authenticator app on your new phone and then Scan the QR code on your new phone . Thats it
You have now moved all the google authenticator codes to a different device. Stay secure.