πŸ›  Authy cheatsheet
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πŸ›  Authy cheatsheet

Authy is the most convenient tool we've found for helping us use multi-factor authentication.
Authy | Two-factor Authentication (2FA) App & Guides
Two-factor authentication (2FA) adds an additional layer of protection beyond passwords. Download our free app today and follow our easy to use guides to protect your accounts and personal information.
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⚑️ Basic quickstart to Authy on mobile
Getting started with 2FA isn’t as difficult or time-consuming as it may sound.
β˜•οΈ Step-by-step: Use multi-factor authentication on canada.ca
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TL;DR: Why we use this tool

βœ… This product has features that make daily use easier in practice. Competing products (such as LastPass Authenticator) do not have as good an offering.

βœ… This company has a good stance on privacy. Competing products (such as LastPass Authenticator) do not have as good an offering.

⚠️ This company does not offer its code for public review. Competing products (such as Google Authenticator and LastPass Authenticator) also do not make their code public.

This product doesn't check all our boxes but, amongst its competitors, it comes the closest to meeting all the criteria.
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Extra ways we get value from this tool

  • Unlike competitors (Google Authenticator and similar), Authy synchronizes between different devices. So we're able to get the TOTP code from any of our mobile devices or desktop devices which have Authy set up.
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How to get support

To resolve issues using Authy, follow these steps.

  1. Do a search using the Help Centre: https://support.authy.com/hc/en-us/requests/new
  2. If you don't find a solution, create a ticket: https://support.authy.com/hc/en-us/requests/new
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Sources

  1. https://support.authy.com/

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