Microsoft Authenticator comes to iOS and Android

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A few weeks ago, it was announced that Microsoft would release an Microsoft Authenticator on iOS and Android, starting August 15, 2016. Today is the day and Microsoft Authenticator is now available on iOS and Android. Previously named Azure Authenticator, Microsoft Authenticator allows you to use Multifactor Authentication (MFA) as a security feature for your online accounts.

Previously released for Windows 10 Mobile, Authenticator provides users on iOS and Android MFA support for their online accounts. Authenticator competes with other apps with MFA support, including LastPass Authenticator. There is also a special feature for those with Microsoft accounts and enterprise users.

Microsoft account holders to receive a notification popup to authorize access, instead of relying on a verification code sent via text message or email. According to the app description, enterprise users can also use Authenticator on Android to use Microsoft-powered apps, like Outlook and OneDrive.

Download Microsoft Authenticator for iOS, Android, and Windows 10 Mobile (beta).

Microsoft Authenticator
Microsoft Authenticator

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