Microsoft Authenticator

Microsoft Authenticator

By Microsoft Corporation

  • Category: Productivity
  • Release Date: 2015-05-30
  • Current Version: 6.3.13
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 64.30 MB
  • Developer: Microsoft Corporation
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
Score: 4.5
From 14,725 Ratings


Sign in is easy, convenient, and secure when you use Microsoft Authenticator. Use your phone, not your password, to log into your Microsoft account. You simply have to enter your username, then approve the notification sent to your phone. Your fingerprint, face ID, or PIN will provide a second layer of security in this two step verification process. After, you'll have access to all your Microsoft products and services, such as Outlook, OneDrive, Office, and more. Microsoft Authenticator also supports multi factor authentication for work, school, and non-Microsoft accounts. The app provides a second layer of security after your password. When logging in, you'll enter your password, and then you'll be asked for an additional way to prove it's really you. Either approve the notification sent to the Microsoft Authenticator, or enter the verification code generated by the app.  Sometimes your work or school might ask you to install the Microsoft Authenticator when accessing certain files, emails, or apps. You will need to register your device to your organization through the app and add your work or school account. Microsoft Authenticator also supports cert-based authentication by issuing a certificate on your device. This will let your organization know that the sign-in request is coming from a trusted device and help you seamlessly and securely access additional Microsoft apps and services without needing to log into each. Because Microsoft Authenticator supports single sign-on, once you have proven your identity once, you will not need to log in again to other Microsoft apps on your device.



  • Worst app!

    By Everyone is here
    I just installed this app, and it’s sending me a code to enter into the app itself. But there’s no box to enter the code into. This is a nightmare
  • The best app

    By Kiritokun13
    Easy to save and protect your accounts!
  • Works like 20% of the time

    By Klonzo
    IMO this authenticator is garbage. Makes things so much more complicated than they need to be. Some features just don’t work at all
  • Its a disaster to join Teams guest tenants

    By xkdnfrkfkfjrnfj
    No QR code scanning. A broken join experience from mobile. Having to ultimately enter a painful url and code all without any form of real instructions. Honestly, it couldn’t be more un user friendly.
  • Not working anymore

    By sigh113
    So I got a new phone and when this app transferred over I lost my two step verification with Facebook. Lost my Facebook account of 11 years with all my photo albums on it. :/ devastated it’s like losing your photos to a fire as some of these were set to private. Unbelievable. Why didn’t my accounts transfer over? :(
  • Meh, it’s merely OK

    By phxpaul
    Nothing spectacular here. It works as well as any other authenticator. My main complaint is when you set up an account, there’s no provision for using the camera to scan the code. You have to enter the alphanumeric code manually. And you’ll probably get it wrong the first time you try. MS, please update
  • My favorite Authenticator

    By Alexvrb
    I use it for all my 2FA needs. It’s easy to use, secure, and multi platform.
  • Good, but not enough

    By Chavez8121
    Please expand capabilities for Xbox, Skype, and additional Microsoft sign-ins!!!
  • Switched from android back to iPhone

    By sam12062
  • Dumb...!

    By George6225?
    When given instructions to enter the last four digits of my cell number and I an given two of these numbers then hit next... but there is no NEXT button! Now how the hell does that work or are these just dumb instructions...?