# Import

2FAuth can import data from some 2FA apps to ease the migration.

At this time, only Google Authenticator export is supported, but others will come soon. Note that not all 2FA apps enable data export so 2FAuth will never cover all possible migrations.

# Exporting the data

# Google Authenticator

Open Google Authenticator and use the ⋅⋅⋅ icon to enter the Export feature.

Start the export feature
Start the export feature

Next choose one or more accounts to export then click the button.

Export selected accounts
Export selected accounts

Exported QR code
Exported QR code


# Importing into 2FAuth

The import process consists of 2 steps: The preloading (with validation) of the exported data and the recording of all or part of the valid data.

# Preloading

Proceed exactly as if you were adding a new account in 2FAuth:

  1. Click the button
  2. Click the or button (depending on wether the G-Auth QR code is on screen or has been captured)
  3. Flash/Select the QR code

Preloaded data ready to be recorded
Preloaded data ready to be recorded

# Recording

This step lets you save the preloaded accounts to the 2FAuth database.

  • You are free to record or discard the accounts of your choice.
  • Click on account titles to get a fresh OTP if you want to check the integrity of any account.
  • Nothing is added to 2FAuth until you click on an button or the button.

Some recorded accounts
Some recorded accounts