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What happens if I delete Google Authenticator?

Best Answer:

To remove the Authenticator app from one device without affecting your other devices, follow these steps:

  1. Delete the app from that device.
  2. On other devices.
  3. Click on Settings and navigate to Security Settings>Android phone or tablet protection>Linked Devices.
  4. Under “Unlinked Device.
  5. Choose a new Google account by clicking Units > Add New Unit.
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How do I recover a deleted Google Authenticator?

If you have not saved your secret key in the Google Authenticator app, contact the service’s support team for help.

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It is also important to have a backup code sent by email in case the individual’s password is compromised.

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How do I disable Google Authenticator?

On your Android device, open the Settings app. Navigate to Security > Sign-in to Google. Under “Signing in to Google,” tap Two-step Verification. After signing in, you should see Turn off on the next screen. Tap Turn Off and confirm by tapping OK or Cancel if asked for a reason why you are turning it off.