Google authenticator is an application categorized under “Tools” in the Google play store. This application is
developed by Google LLC and has content applicable to individuals aged 3+. Google compatibility varies with
the device at use and above and was recently updated on May 12, 2020. The current version and the size of
the app vary with the device at use. It is available in Google Play and it is completely free to use. This
application has been installed more than 50,000,000 times and was reviewed by more than 290,000 users
giving it a 3.9 rating in the Google play store.
Security is one of the most important features of a smartphone. The way smartphones are being used these
days makes it one of the most valuable accessories that person can have in their possession. With everything
from bank account to card numbers recorded in smartphones it is a scary thought to have all this information
lost. People are now dependent heavily on these devices and cannot function to their full potential if they
don’t have one. This also means that we store almost all our information into these small gadgets. We don’t
think twice before entering our bank information to make an online purchase. This is in fact very risky.
Nowadays smartphone safety has become a big concern. With the increasing number of smartphone users,
people store almost all of their personal and professional information on these devices. Many times due to
human error or some unforeseen circumstances people may lose their smartphones. Mobile theft is also a
huge issue and is happening rampantly all over the world. It is the responsibility of the owner of the device to
ensure that their smartphone is safe and secure.
Google Authenticator generates 2-Step Verification codes on your phone. It assists you with shielding your
account from hacking and hijackers by including an extra layer of security. Google Authenticator gives an
additional layer of security to your records by requiring the utilization of a onetime code to sign in. In addition
to your username and password So even if your login details are compromised, your account remains safe. In
case you lose your or change phone, you can always gain access to your accounts. Save to cloud storage or to
your device.as Google authenticator creates backups with strong encryption.
Generate verification codes without a data connection:-Data can be accessed offline or even in flight mode by
Google authenticator as this creates tokens offline from the safety of your Android device, In this way data can
be accessed securely even in offline or in flight mode.
Google Authenticator works with many providers and accounts:- Google authenticator uphold major
multifaceted accounts including Facebook, Drop box, Amazon, Gmail,
Automatic setup:- Did you lose your device and get logged out of all the accounts? Google Authenticator gives
secure cloud encoded backups so you will never lose access to your tokens again. We utilize a similar
calculation bank and the NSA use to secure their data.
Dark theme:-Google authenticator has a beautiful material design inspired look in light or dark themes
Transfer accounts between devices via QR code:- Data can be transferred between devices hassle-free with
the help of a QR code
Compatibility:- Google authenticator is compatible with most providers and accounts
In Google authenticator you can organize your authenticator according to categories and icons can be
renamed so that authenticator can be located easily.