Tuesday , March 20 2018

Battle.net authenticator update brings easy approval for logins

Popular gaming house Blizzard has just launched an update for their Battle.net authenticator app on Android, which brings a faster, and simpler way to approve logins.

Much like those of us that live in the Google-sphere, for gamers there’s a lot of value in accounts and it’s not just the value in the games which run up to thousands of dollars. The true value for gamers is the hundreds of hours invested in their game characters and development of skills, so it stands to reason that you would do anything you can to protect it. Blizzard have recognised this and put 2 factor authentication to their battle.net account management a number of years back.

As the service has developed so has their authentication app and the latest update has brought some really cool changes that make the process of approving a log in much easier.

  • You can approve or deny login requests with a single tap.
  • You can approve or deny logins via Notifications.
  • You can approve or deny login requests on your smart watch.

This is a solid leap forward in functionality and convenience when you’re logging in for a game.

How would you change a 2FA app to make it more useful to you?

Source: Google Play.

Phil Tann   Journalist

Phil is an Android enthusiast who spends most of his time reading up on U.S. Android news so he can get the low down on what could possibly hit Australian shores. Coming from a background in IT & T sales, he’s in the perfect position to give an educated view on hardware and software.

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