Wipe all data from Microsoft Authenticator

Sergio Jr 26 Reputation points
2023-09-01T21:44:33.5333333+00:00

How can I delete all passwords and addresses from my Microsoft Authenticator account?

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 426K Reputation points MVP
    2023-09-04T14:14:07.4066667+00:00

    What I described are the options the app currently provides. If you wanted some different option, then you can make the request within the app. Three-dot, then Send Feedback

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  1. Dave Patrick 426K Reputation points MVP
    2023-09-02T01:44:51.75+00:00

    To stop syncing passwords in the Authenticator app, open Settings > Autofill settings > Sync account. On the next screen, you can select on Stop sync and remove all autofill data. This will remove passwords and other autofill data from the device. Removing autofill data doesn't affect two-step verification.

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/account-billing/common-questions-about-the-microsoft-authenticator-app-12d283d1-bcef-4875-9ae5-ac360e2945dd#autofill-with-authenticator

    Again, goes without saying but backup before doing something like this.

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  2. Dave Patrick 426K Reputation points MVP
    2023-09-01T21:48:27+00:00

    The first step is to go to each of the service provider sites and turn off two factor authentication, so the authenticator is no longer needed for site access. Then you're free to remove the accounts and app from the device.

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  3. Dave Patrick 426K Reputation points MVP
    2023-09-01T23:22:25.4266667+00:00

    In authenticator click the Passwords at bottom, select one, click three-dot and then Delete. Repeat for each one as needed. Goes without saying but backup before doing something like this.

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