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I tried to enable 2-step verification on a new Google account. I wanted to use OTP (e.g., Google Authenticator) as before, but I could not find such options. All I could find were

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Security Key
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. I thought "maybe 'Security Key' has OTP option", but no, it seemed to be only for special USB keys. Is the OTP no longer supported?

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    To learn about Google accounts 2SV please read Protect your account with 2-Step Verification Commented Dec 19, 2021 at 18:13
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    @Rubén I agree with your comment. So, does that not mean that the answer to the OP’s question is “no”? And if that is the case, would it not be better to create an answer? Just looking to learn from you :)
    – Tedinoz
    Commented Dec 25, 2021 at 0:37
  • @Tedinoz I agree with your comment. So, does that not mean that the answer to the OP’s question is “no”? No. According to the docs nowadays it's possible to use Google Authenticator and printed codes (few days ago I used printed codes). In this case I think that the OP should read the docs and updated the question accordingly to what they learned or what they found unclear. Commented Dec 25, 2021 at 2:59
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    @Ruben Groan... How could I agree with your comment but not know the rest of the details? Your clarification is noted.
    – Tedinoz
    Commented Dec 25, 2021 at 23:30

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I'm in Germany and the guide says it is supported, but the option isn't available in the interface.

So Google doesn't support using an authenticator OTP code for 2FA, at least in Germany

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  • Your answer and images don't provide a lot of detail. What is listed to the right of 2-Step Verification it needs to be enabled for the option to be available.
    – Blindspots
    Commented Jan 12 at 20:29

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