Authenticator 6 and 8 digit codes

Fred Galvez 11 Reputation points

a recent update of this app resulted in 8 digit codes being generated with are largely non usable .. How do I revert back to or switch to 6 digit codes ?

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. Pritesh Vekaria 11 Reputation points

    it is by far the worst authenticator out there. I mean none of the fixes giving on any of your websites work to fix this issue. I can not get a 6 digit no matter what i do on my iPhone

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  2. Mustapha, Hadrich 0 Reputation points

  3. Fred Galvez 11 Reputation points

    I believe there are prior versions of MS Authenticator available .. such as the prior version I used .. Can I simply download the prior version and use it instead in order to return to the prior 6 digit codes ?

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  4. Nixblue 1 Reputation point

    Try just using password instead of PIN.

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  5. ill 1 Reputation point

    The resolution that Mustapha Hadrich provides a link for doesn't work. I've tried that resolution 3 times and still get an 8 digit code. Samsung S22 Ultra.

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