The ability to transfer passwords from Google Chrome has arrived in the beta version of Microsoft Authenticator

Microsoft has released a terrific update for the two-factor authentication app, Authenticator. The new feature seen in the beta version of the application allows us to transfer passwords directly from any CSV file. Moreover, not only from the CSV file; We can also import our passwords via Google Chrome.

Google, Microsoft, Instagram etc. we use in daily life. we protect all our personal accounts with a password; However, with the advancement of technology, malicious individuals improved themselves and passwords started to become inadequate. Two-factor authentication  technology, which was developed as a solution to this inadequacy, has now begun to impress our lives as much as passwords.

However, there is a problem in two-factor authentication technology that turns our lives into a nightmare; that is the difficulty in switching between applications. For example, imagine that you have 5 accounts attached to Google Authenticator, but you want to switch your accounts to the Microsoft Authenticator app. Normally you had to reconfigure all individual settings to transfer all your accounts to the new app.

Today, Microsoft has signed an update that eliminates this trouble. The latest beta version of Microsoft Authenticator app has the ability to import password from CSV file or directly from Google Chrome. Thanks to this feature added to the application, you can save your passwords saved in Google Chrome's mobile application to Microsoft Authenticator within seconds. This way, you don't have to worry about resetting your individual accounts for Microsoft Authenticator.

How to transfer password to Microsoft Authenticator app?

Since the new feature added to the application is still in beta, you must first sign up for the Microsoft Authenticator beta on the Play Store. After making your registration, you can import passwords by following the steps below:
  1. Open Microsoft Authenticator. Tap the menu icon in the upper right corner.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Scroll down the page in this section.
  4. Tap on “Import passwords” option.
Now in the window that appears, you can transfer your passwords to the Authenticator application, either from the CSV file or via Chrome.
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