The password manager built into the Authenticator app connects with your Microsoft account to sync and let you manage your passwords on your phone, and when you set the app as the default autofill provider, it can offer to save and automatically fill credentials as you sign into apps or websites. Since the feature connects with your Microsoft account, the saved passwords will also sync to your desktop computer connected with the same account on Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome with the Microsoft Autofill extension.  In this guide, you will learn the steps to start using the Microsoft Authenticator as your default password manager on Android.

How to enable and configure password manager on Microsoft Authenticator

There are two parts to get started managing passwords with the Microsoft Authenticator app. You have to enable the feature and you need to make the Authenticator the default autofill on Android.

Enable password manager

To enable the password manager feature in Authenticator, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, you will need to configure the app as the new default autofill provider on your Android device. Microsoft Authenticator enable password manager

Change autofill provider

To make the Microsoft Authenticator app your default autofill provider on Android, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, the app will offer to save passwords, and it will offer to autofill credentials when signing into websites and apps.  Android autofill service option Microsoft Authenticator default autofill option If you want to test this feature before it becomes available, you will need to join beta program, and then the app will receive an update to access the new feature. If you do not have the app on your Android phone, you can download it from the Google Play Store. We are focusing this guide on Android, but the feature is also available on iPhone. Also, the autofill functionality is only available for the consumer of the app, and it is currently disabled for the enterprise users. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.