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Android-based Google Authenticator installation and use guide

Last Updated: Sep 15, 2017


Google Authenticator is an Android-based application that implements two-step verification services.

You can search for “Google Authenticator” in the Google Play Store, or a supporting app market, to install this app. Alternatively, you can scan the QR code in this section.

Google Authenticator


  1. Open Google Authenticator and select the Set up account option in the menu in the top-right corner.

    Google Authenticator

  2. Select Scan a barcode and then scan the barcode generated on the MFA binding page.

    Google Authenticator

    After scanning the code, you will see the window as shown in the following figure that displays your account name and MFA key.

    Google Authenticator

  3. On the MFA page, enter the two consecutive MFA codes and then click Confirm to bind to bind the authenticator.


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