Change recovery account for Authenticator's backups

Ekaterina Tsareva 20 Reputation points
2023-01-16T17:23:19.7033333+00:00

Hi,

I've enabled backups in the app, and my old account which doesn't exist anymore, was selected as a recovery account for backups. How can I change it?

Microsoft Authenticator
Microsoft Authenticator
A Microsoft app for iOS and Android devices that enables authentication with two-factor verification, phone sign-in, and code generation.
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  1. Matthew Bechtol 456 Reputation points
    2023-01-16T17:37:13.48+00:00
    1. Click the three dots in the upper-right corner.
    2. Click 「add account」
    3. Click 「personal account」
    4. Log in to the account you want to be your recovery email.
    5. Check the backup if the recovery email changed.

    source [https://learn.microsoft.com/answers/questions/235367/change-backup-account-in-microsoft-authenticator.html

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