Authenticator Apps

You can use any two factor authenticator app that supports the TOTP algorithm (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time-based_One-time_Password_algorithm), the ones below are the apps we recommend to use with SIMPLer.


1) Authenticators for Windows 10 and macOS

** The App to use to download to your desktop/ laptop if you do not have a mobile device.

Authy

https://authy.com/download/

2) Authenticators for Mobile Devices

a) Google authenticator

3) General Notes

  • Backing Up Codes:

Note that on Android it is possible to generate from the Google Authenticator App, one big Qcode and export / import all at once. This is useful to have in case the App fails or when switching phones.

  • How to restore a failed APP on IOS, without having to restore all codes:

The following steps are a useful procedure, should an APP fail on your iPhone and it needs to be deleted / restored. These steps will allow the codes to be saved, while just the APP itself gets replaced - saving the hassle of re-setting up all codes.

Useful link:

2FA Authentication


History Log: [26/Oct/2021] AS

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