Apple Watch is completely ditching the Microsoft Authenticator app: here is why
Final replace: Feb 08, 2023 2:13 PM IST
Apple Watch is shedding this app
The app presents two-step verification attributable to adjustments in safety features.
Microsoft has ended help for its Microsoft Authenticator two-step verification app on the Apple Watch.
The tech large blamed the choice for watchOS being “incompatible with Authenticator’s safety features,” in line with 9To5Mac.
Nevertheless, this modification didn’t have an effect on the iPhone Authenticator app.
Final December, the corporate introduced that its two-step verification app would not help the Apple Watch as it could quickly finish help for the app.
“The upcoming launch of Authenticator for iOS in January 2023 won’t have a watchOS companion app attributable to its incompatibility with Authenticator’s safety features. This implies you will not be capable of set up or use the Authenticator on the Apple Watch,” the tech large mentioned.
“Due to this fact, we advocate that you simply take away Authenticator out of your Apple Watch. This modification solely impacts the Apple Watch, so you will nonetheless be capable of use Authenticator in your different units,” the corporate added.
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