1. ashdown43's Avatar
    I just downloaded the Microsoft authentication app that have the approve or deny button for two-step verification on android. However on windows mobile I only find the app that sends you the code. This is sad because the android app makes it so much faster than looking up code and typing it. I might be missing something in the store or is this the case of creating better apps for android and ios?
    01-04-2016 10:38 AM
  2. Kunal Dudwadkar's Avatar
    Didn't exactly get your point? I don't own an android device so don't know how it is there. But I have the MS authenticator app on my WIndows 10 Mobile with 3 accounts added for codes. Is it better on android?

    UPDATE: I checked it, looks better than what we have :\ Like always
    Last edited by Kunal Dudwadkar; 01-09-2016 at 02:13 AM. Reason: Updated
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    01-09-2016 12:58 AM
  3. ashdown43's Avatar
    Read somewhere they were working on a new authentication universal app so there is hope.
    01-15-2016 09:28 AM
  4. Pete's Avatar
    Umm..

    In the MS Authenticator on Windows Phone, just long press the code and you can copy the code to the clipboard and then paste it where you need to. This works fine for me. I never need to memorise and retype the code.
    xandros9 likes this.
    01-15-2016 09:30 AM
  5. jhoff80's Avatar
    Whether you memorize it or copy and paste, it's still inferior to the Android one, which sends a push notification to your phone, and lets you accept or reject from the notification without having to switch apps.
    FinancialP likes this.
    01-15-2016 09:33 AM
  6. tgp's Avatar
    Whether you memorize it or copy and paste, it's still inferior to the Android one, which sends a push notification to your phone, and lets you accept or reject from the notification without having to switch apps.
    I use this app all the time. Android's version is indeed great. I can even hit the Approve button on my smartwatch!
    01-15-2016 09:39 AM
  7. ashdown43's Avatar
    Umm..

    In the MS Authenticator on Windows Phone, just long press the code and you can copy the code to the clipboard and then paste it where you need to. This works fine for me. I never need to memorise and retype the code.
    Its about usability, its two-step verification so I might be on another device or the web most of the time. Plus windows now supports action on notification so it shouldn't be that difficult to implement.
    01-15-2016 10:09 AM
  8. xandros9's Avatar
    Which Android authenticator app does these approve/reject prompts?
    01-15-2016 10:25 AM
  9. ashdown43's Avatar
    Which Android authenticator app does these approve/reject prompts?
    Don't have the phone with me right now, but I think its called Microsoft Account.

    Ohh here it is, https://play.google.com/store/apps/d....authenticator
    xandros9 likes this.
    01-15-2016 10:28 AM

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