iOS 16 Lets You Use Third-Party Two-Factor Authentication Apps With Built-In Passwords Feature

With iOS 16, Apple is giving users the option to use a third-party authentication app with the built-in Passwords feature in the Settings app.

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This allows those who prefer authentication apps like Google Authenticator or Authy to set that as the default, getting codes from those apps when using the two-factor authentication option with Passwords.

The third-party authenticator app options are available as an alternative to the built-in iCloud Passwords & Keychain feature and can be used as the default when setting up verification codes.

Top Rated Comments

CaptainV Avatar
25 months ago
Hope 1Password Will be updated soon to support this
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
JippaLippa Avatar
25 months ago
As an Authy user, I'm delighted.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
_Spinn_ Avatar
25 months ago
I'm glad Apple is opening this up to addition apps.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ghostface147 Avatar
25 months ago
Finally. They've borked Bitwarden.
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
5425642 Avatar
25 months ago

long overdue. very welcome for users of multiple OS/platforms.
Hope Microsoft Authenticator is added to it as well when it launches.
It’s already added



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Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
MiniApple Avatar
25 months ago
long overdue. very welcome for users of multiple OS/platforms.
Hope Microsoft Authenticator is added to it as well when it launches.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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