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Google Authenticator on Windows Pc

Developed By: Google LLC

License: Free

Rating: 4,0/5 - 258.560 votes

Last Updated: September 18, 2020

App Details

Version 5.10
Size 7.9 MB
Release Date May 12, 20
Category Tools Apps

App Permissions:
Allows access to the vibrator. [see more (8)]

What's New:
* Added the ability to transfer accounts to a different device, e.g. when switching phones* Refreshed the look and feel of the app [see more]

Changelog:
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Download on Windows PC

Compatible with Windows 7/8/10 Pc & Laptop

Download on Android

Compatible with Android 4.4+ (KitKat)

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About this app

On this page you can download Google Authenticator and install on Windows PC. Google Authenticator is free Tools app, developed by Google LLC. Latest version of Google Authenticator is 5.10, was released on 2020-05-12 (updated on 2020-09-18). Estimated number of the downloads is more than 50,000,000. Overall rating of Google Authenticator is 4,0. Generally most of the top apps on Android Store have rating of 4+. This app had been rated by 258,560 users, 43,904 users had rated it 5*, 165,113 users had rated it 1*.

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How to install Google Authenticator on Windows?

Instruction on how to install Google Authenticator on Windows 7/8/10 Pc & Laptop

In this post, I am going to show you how to install Google Authenticator on Windows PC by using Android App Player such as BlueStacks, Nox, KOPlayer, ...

Below you will find a detailed step-by-step guide, but I want to give you a fast overview of how it works. All you need is an emulator that will emulate an Android device on your Windows PC and then you can install applications and use it - you see you're playing it on Android, but this runs not on a smartphone or tablet, it runs on a PC.

If this doesn't work on your PC, or you cannot install, comment here and we will help you!

Step By Step Guide To Install Google Authenticator using BlueStacks

  1. Download and Install BlueStacks at: https://www.bluestacks.com. The installation procedure is quite simple. After successful installation, open the Bluestacks emulator. It may take some time to load the Bluestacks app initially. Once it is opened, you should be able to see the Home screen of Bluestacks.
  2. Google Play Store comes pre-installed in Bluestacks. On the home screen, find Google Play Store and click on the icon to open it. You may need to sign in to access the Play Store.
  3. Look for "Google Authenticator" in the search bar. Click to install "Google Authenticator" from the search results.
  4. If you don't see this app from the search results, you need to download APK/XAPK installer file from this page, save it to an easy-to-find location. Once the APK/XAPK file is downloaded, double-click to open it. You can also drag and drop the APK/XAPK file onto the BlueStacks home screen to open it.
  5. Once installed, click "Google Authenticator" icon on the home screen to start using, it'll work like a charm :D

[Notes] about Bluetooth: At the moment, support for Bluetooth is not available on BlueStacks. Hence, apps that require control of Bluetooth may not work on BlueStacks.

How to install Google Authenticator on Windows PC using NoxPlayer

  1. Download & Install NoxPlayer at: https://www.bignox.com. The installation is easy to carry out.
  2. After NoxPlayer is installed, open it and you can see the search bar on the home screen. Look for "Google Authenticator" and click to install from the search results.
  3. You can also download the APK/XAPK installer file from this page, then drag and drop it onto the NoxPlayer home screen. The installation process will take place quickly. After successful installation, you can find "Google Authenticator" on the home screen of NoxPlayer.

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* Added the ability to transfer accounts to a different device, e.g. when switching phones
* Refreshed the look and feel of the app

May 12, 2020

* Adds experimental Security Key (FIDO U2F) support to Chrome
* Authenticator’s app preferences will be enabled for backup and restore

September 26, 2017

* Adds experimental Security Key (FIDO U2F) support to Chrome
* Authenticator’s app preferences will be enabled for backup and restore

Allows access to the vibrator.
Allows applications to open network sockets.
Allows an app to use fingerprint hardware.
Allows applications to perform I/O operations over NFC.
Required to be able to access the camera device.
Allows an application to receive the ACTION_BOOT_COMPLETED that is broadcast after the system finishes booting.
Allows applications to access information about networks.
Allows an application to find out the space used by any package.