Locked out of Twitter by Authenticator

RichYVR 0 Reputation points
2023-03-16T18:39:37.33+00:00

My Twitter account is switched over to authentication app for 2FA now that SMS 2FA will be unavailable to Twitter users who don't pay up. Twitter now asks for a code from an authentication app.

But in Microsoft Authenticator I am unable to add a personal account. Topping that option results in two options:

Scan QR code (nonexistent, no instructions on finding one, how can you scan something on the same device)

Sign in with Microsoft creates a loop of sign in, get Authenticator code, choose Add personal account but there's no fields to enter, just the QR and login options.

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. Dave Patrick 426.1K Reputation points MVP
    2023-03-16T18:58:03.1533333+00:00

    Sign in to your personal account here to turn enable or disable two factor (note: you'll need to use a separate microsoft personal account in order to have cloud recovery protection)

    https://account.live.com/proofs/manage/additional

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