Microsoft to discontinue authenticator app for Apple Watch 

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Microsoft will discontinue help of its two-step verification app — Microsoft Authenticator — on the Apple Watch from January 2023.

“In the upcoming Authenticator launch in January 2023 for iOS, there will likely be no companion app for watchOS due to it being incompatible with Authenticator security measures. This means you gained’t give you the option to set up or use Authenticator on Apple Watch,” the corporate mentioned in a press release.

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Microsoft advisable customers delete the app from Apple Watch. Nevertheless, they’ll nonetheless entry the authenticator app on different gadgets.

The Microsoft Authenticator permits customers to check in to their Microsoft account or supported apps when two-step verification is enabled. It additionally generates one-time use codes for customers to entry their accounts. 

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