Microsoft Authenticator now lets you add Facebook, Google and other accounts

The Microsoft Authenticator beta app for Windows 10 Mobile has been updated. The two-factor authentication app now allows users to add other online accounts, such as Facebook, Google and others although the QR scanning ability via the camera is only partially implemented at this time.

The new version number of the app is There does not appear to be any other new features in this version, but if you spot any, please let us know in the comments. Keep in mind the app is still in beta and can only be downloaded for Windows 10 Mobile Insider preview builds in the Fast, and possibly Slow, update rings (aka Redstone builds).

Not familiar with how two-factor authentication works? Read our tutorial on how to enable 2FA and why you should be using it.

Thanks to Daniel for the tip!

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John Callaham