Google Authenticator APK

Version: 6.0 for Android, Windows PC, Mac.

Updated on: 2023-11-24

Author: Google LLC

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App details

Version: 6.0
App size: 15.5 MB
Category: Tools

Latest updates:

* Added device encryption to storage of secret values.... read more

App Description:

Google Authenticator adds an extra layer of security to your online accounts by adding a s... read more


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Installation instructions

Google Authenticator works on any Android devices (requires Android 4.4 or later). You can also install and run this application on your PC or Mac by using an Android emulator app. Here's how to do it:

Install Google Authenticator on Android devices

Select one of the two options below, depending on the type of file you downloaded from this page.

Install APK file

Find and select the APK file. Tap 'Install' when the APK installer menu shows up. Afterwards, complete the installation by following any additional instructions that appear on-screen.

Install XAPK file

To install a .XAPK file, first download and install the Split APKs Installer (SAI) application. Then, open the SAI app and choose the "Install APKs/XAPK" option. Locate the .XAPK file you wish to install and click 'Install.'

Install Google Authenticator on Windows 10/11 and Mac

This app can be operated on a computer with an Android emulator. While there are various emulators available, this tutorial uses BlueStacks, which is compatible with both Mac and Windows systems.

Installing BlueStacks is straightforward. Simply download the installer from the BlueStacks website and run it. Be aware that the installer is large and setting up the engine might take some time.

If you don't have other programs associated with APK/XAPK file types, BlueStacks will open these files by default. To install an app, either double-click the APK/XAPK file or drag-and-drop it onto the BlueStacks home screen. Then, confirm the installation. Once installed, the app will appear on the BlueStacks home screen.

That's all! You've now successfully installed Google Authenticator on your PC Windows and Mac using BlueStacks.

If you have any questions, please post them in the discussion section below.


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Older versions

6.0 (6006000)2023-11-24
6.0 (6004000)2023-05-04
5.20R4 (5000250)2022-12-02
5.10 (5000100)2020-05-13
5.00 (5000000)2017-08-23
4.74 (2000074)2018-09-06
2.49 (49)2018-09-06
Google Authenticator adds an extra layer of security to your online accounts by adding a second step of verification when you sign in.
This means that in addition to your password, you'll also need to enter a code that is generated by the Google Authenticator app on your phone.

The verification code can be generated by the Google Authenticator app on your phone, even if you don't have a network or cellular connection.

* Sync your Authenticator codes to your Google Account and across your devices. This way, you can always access them even if you lose your phone.
* Set up your Authenticator accounts automatically with a QR code. This is quick and easy, and it helps to ensure that your codes are set up correctly.
* Support for multiple accounts. You can use the Authenticator app to manage multiple accounts, so you don't have to switch between apps every time you need to sign in.
* Support for time-based and counter-based code generation. You can choose the type of code generation that best suits your needs.
* Transfer accounts between devices with a QR code. This is a convenient way to move your accounts to a new device.
* To use Google Authenticator with Google, you need to enable 2-Step Verification on your Google Account. To get started visit

Permission notice:
Camera: Needed to add accounts using QR codes

* Added device encryption to storage of secret values.