AUTHENTICATION Posts on XDA

XDA Basics: How to set up Google Authenticator on your new Android phone

Enabling two-factor authentication adds an extra level of security to your online accounts. The Google Authenticator app is an easy way to get and manage the passcodes that are needed for this. In this guide, you'll learn how to set up Google Authenticator on your new Android phone. For this guide, you'll need: A recent iOS...

If you are having trouble receiving OTP SMS in India, you are not alone [Update: UCC framework temporarily suspended]

If you have been facing issues getting an OTP (one-time-password) from your bank, eCommerce platform, or other services, then you are not alone. In India, there has been a nationwide disruption in the SMS service as industry sources suggest that the cause of this are the new SMS regulations called the Unsolicited Commercial Communication (UCC)...

Speed up 2 Factor Authentication on Android with Tasker

We all know that security online is very important, so many of us have begun using various 2 Factor Authentication methods. "Your Google verification code is 431973" But every time I receive this message when I want to log in, I think: oh, come-on! I want to be secure, but how many times do I have to...

Google releases Android Wear 2.0 Developer Preview 4 with Seamless Authentication, In-App Billing, and More

Those of us with an Android Wear smartwatch aren't reluctant to share the opinion that the operating system could do better. Currently, the most commonly used functions of Android Wear smartwatches revolve around notifications, fitness tracking, or weather and time keeping. The more industrious among us would argue that the possible uses of an Android Wear smartwatch...

Tasker Pro: Copy Two-Factor Authentication Codes without Changing Apps!

Automation is supposed to be about simplifying everyday tasks to give you more precious time doing the things you love. At XDA, we've shown you how you can use Tasker to secure your device, improve productivity, or make driving safer, all a part of our series called 'Tasker Week.' But the fun doesn't end there. If...