Use an Android phone for 2-step verification on iOS devices

Google Workspace news

Quick launch summary 

Earlier this year we announced the ability to use your Android phone’s built-in security key for two-factor authentication in G Suite.

Now, you can use devices with Android 7.0+ (Nougat) to verify your sign-in to Google and Google Cloud services on Apple iPads and iPhones.

To learn more about using your Android phone’s built-in security key to verify sign-in on iOS devices, see our Security Blog

2-step verification on iOS


Rollout details 

G Suite editions 

  • Available to all G Suite editions 

On/off by default? 

  • If 2-Step Verification or Security Key Enforcement is turned on for an organization, Android phone will be available as an option for security keys by default. 

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