This app has started giving me 8 numbers instead of 6 how can I go back to 6 numbers?

Stephen Moloney 0 Reputation points
2023-03-13T06:29:37.9033333+00:00

Hi I have recently changed phones and reinstalled all my apps and now when they ask for the authentication code I log into the app and it now gives 8 numbers and now I can’t log in to anything because my apps ask for 6. How can I change this back to the original 6 numbers for the code so I can log into my accounts

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  1. Anonymous
    2023-03-13T13:54:51.99+00:00

    Hi Stephen

    You can change the verification method, such as phone verification. In addition, you can contact the administrator to reset your password.

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  2. SokiGuo-MSFT 22,996 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2023-03-14T05:33:23.98+00:00

    Hi @Stephen Moloney

    Thanks for visiting our forum. Microsoft Teams tag is mainly focused on the general issue of Microsoft Teams application troubleshooting.


    As Willenmy said, if your Teams account can change how you authenticate to sign in. You can sign on here to manage the authentication devices.

    https://mysignins.microsoft.com/security-info

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