Android users can use Instagram third party authenticator app to log in to account. The social media platform has finally launched to support for the third party authentication to its Android users now. The feature is earlier launched for the iOS users.
The new type of authentication allows users without a phone number to safely sign in to their records using outsider applications.
The new element is like that accessible on Google’s Authenticator or Duo Mobile on Android.
To turn it on, users who are already signed in can tap on the menu in their profile. After that, they should look down and there is a Two-factor Authentication option. When users have chosen this option, now they have to choose the “Authentication App” as the best strategy for verification.
Notably, the company now confirm the authentication using text SMS for every one of its users.it was taken off in 2017 for the two iOS and Android users.
Moreover, if the third party application to confirm secure login is as of now introduced in one’s device, login code. In the backdrop of increasing cases of SIM hacking, this new feature is seen as an added security feature for Instagram users.
In a related news, Instagram was reported to test the new features that will enable users to share their location history with the facebook. Using this feature Facebook will send you new promotions and contents. This will empower Facebook to keep a track area anyhow when you are not using Instagram. Most of the users appreciate this feature on the hands mostly feels that it’s an interruption on their privacy.