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Microsoft Authenticator Android app gets fingerprint support with latest update

If you’re worried about staying secure with your Android phone, Microsoft is keeping you covered. The Redmond giant’s authenticator app for Android just got a new update, sprucing it up and adding in a brand new feature. This update brought in support for fingerprint support, which is a fairly significant addition. While it doesn’t seem like there’s much else in the update for you to sink your teeth into, fingerprint authentication should tide everyone over for the time being.

While fingerprint authentication may not be the most practical thing in the world, it’s an added layer of security for those who opted in – which can only be a good thing. Even if you’re not all that concerned about locking down your Android device with this sort of identification, it’s still a nice novelty for those who haven’t tried out fingerprint scanning yet.

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