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Microsoft Authenticator Alternatives

Microsoft Authenticator is described as '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' and is a Authenticator in the security & privacy category. There are more than 50 alternatives to Microsoft Authenticator for a variety of platforms, including Android, iPhone, Android Tablet, iPad and Mac. The best alternative is Aegis Authenticator, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Microsoft Authenticator are Authy, andOTP, FreeOTP and Google Authenticator.

Microsoft Authenticator alternatives are mainly Authenticators but may also be Cloud Computing Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Microsoft Authenticator.
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  1. Aegis Authenticator icon

    Aegis Authenticator

    • Android
    • F-Droid
    29 alternatives to Aegis Authenticator 

    Aegis Authenticator is a free, secure and open source app to manage your 2-step verification tokens for your online services.

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    1.  Two-factor AuthenticationAegis Authenticator supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    2.  Encrypted BackupAegis Authenticator uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    3.  Biometric AuthenticationLog in or unlock your device using your fingerprint or face recognition
    4.  Dark ModeAegis Authenticator supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    5.  Time-based One-time PasswordAegis Authenticator has support for TOTP, a computer algorithm that generates Time-based One-Time Passwords
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  2. Authy icon

    Authy

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    61 alternatives to Authy 

    Authy is a simple way to manage two-factor authentication accounts. Authy supports Gmail, Dropbox, LastPass and thousands of other sites.

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    1.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    2.  Two-factor AuthenticationAuthy supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    3.  Time-based One-time PasswordAuthy has support for TOTP, a computer algorithm that generates Time-based One-Time Passwords
    4.  Encrypted BackupAuthy uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    5.  Multiple Account supportAuthy support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
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    It does not work. Does not reconise either the QR code or the 9 digit code

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    andOTP

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • F-Droid
    36 alternatives to andOTP 

    It implements Time-based One-time Passwords (TOTP) and HMAC-Based One-Time Passwords (HOTP). Simply scan the QR code and login with the generated 6-digit code.

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    1.  Encrypted BackupandOTP uses encryption algorithms to keep your files safe as well as prevent unauthorized access.
    2.  Dark ModeandOTP supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Time-based One-time PasswordandOTP has support for TOTP, a computer algorithm that generates Time-based One-Time Passwords
    4.  Two-factor AuthenticationandOTP supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    5.  Privacy focusedandOTP is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
    6.  Biometric AuthenticationLog in or unlock your device using your fingerprint or face recognition
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    It's simple and intuitive

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    FreeOTP

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    37 alternatives to FreeOTP 

    FreeOTP is a two-factor authentication application for systems utilizing one-time password protocols with support for Android (3.0 or later) and iOS (7 or later). Tokens can be added easily by scanning a QR-code or by manually entering in the token configuration.

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    1.  Two-factor AuthenticationFreeOTP supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    2.  Multiple Account supportFreeOTP support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    3.  Time-based One-time PasswordFreeOTP has support for TOTP, a computer algorithm that generates Time-based One-Time Passwords
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    Last Android update in 2016

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  5. Google Authenticator icon

    Google Authenticator

    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Android Wear
    63 alternatives to Google Authenticator 

    Google Authenticator generates 2-step verification codes on your phone.

    Enable 2-step verification to protect your account from hijacking by adding another layer of security. With 2-step verification signing in will require a code generated by the Google Authenticator app in add.

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    1.  Two-factor AuthenticationGoogle Authenticator supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
    2.  Time-based One-time PasswordGoogle Authenticator has support for TOTP, a computer algorithm that generates Time-based One-Time Passwords
    3.  Multiple Account supportGoogle Authenticator support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
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    YubiKey

    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    22 alternatives to YubiKey 

    The YubiKey is a one-time password device for secure login with two-factor authentication

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    1.  Two-factor AuthenticationYubiKey supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
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    • Raivo OTP icon

      Raivo OTP

      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      14 alternatives to Raivo OTP 

      Open the app in one tap, sign in with FaceID and copy your one-time password to your Mac in one tap with handoff. Using a one-time password manager has never been easier!

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      1.  Two-factor AuthenticationRaivo OTP supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
      2.  Time-based One-time PasswordRaivo OTP has support for TOTP, a computer algorithm that generates Time-based One-Time Passwords
      3.  Biometric AuthenticationLog in or unlock your device using your fingerprint or face recognition
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    • FreeOTP+ (fork of FreeOTP) icon

      FreeOTP+ (fork of FreeOTP)

      • Android
      • F-Droid
      27 alternatives to FreeOTP+ (fork of FreeOTP) 

      FreeOTP+ is a fork of FreeOTP with an updated user interface and with backup/restore functionality (to external files or via built-in Android backup/restore).

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      1.  Two-factor AuthenticationFreeOTP+ (fork of FreeOTP) supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
      2.  Time-based One-time PasswordFreeOTP+ (fork of FreeOTP) has support for TOTP, a computer algorithm that generates Time-based One-Time Passwords
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    • Authenticator Extension icon

      Authenticator Extension

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Microsoft Edge
      • Google Chrome
      • Firefox
      42 alternatives to Authenticator Extension 

      Authenticator generates two-factor authentication (2FA) codes in your browser. Use it to add an extra layer of security to your online accounts.

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      1.  Two-factor AuthenticationAuthenticator Extension supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
      2.  Time-based One-time PasswordAuthenticator Extension has support for TOTP, a computer algorithm that generates Time-based One-Time Passwords
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    • Nitrokey icon

      Nitrokey

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      10 alternatives to Nitrokey 

      Nitrokey is an USB key to enable highly secure encryption and signing of emails and data, as well as login to the Web, networks and computers. Other than ordinary software solutions, the secret keys are always stored securely inside the Nitrokey.

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      1.  Time-based One-time PasswordNitrokey has support for TOTP, a computer algorithm that generates Time-based One-Time Passwords
      2.  Two-factor AuthenticationNitrokey supports two-factor authentication (2FA).
      3.  PGP EncryptionNitrokey supports PGP, an encryption system used for sending encrypted emails and files.
      4.  OpenPGPNitrokey supports OpenPGP, a standard of PGP encryption that is open-source for public use.
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