Learn how to use Adobe Authenticator, the authentication app from Adobe, for two-step verification.

Download and use Adobe Authenticator

Adobe Authenticator is an authentication app from Adobe, which provides a convenient and secure way to sign in using two-step verification. Adobe Authenticator is available for iOS and Android devices. You can also use Adobe Authenticator on your connected smartwatch.

In addition to generating a verification code that you can manually enter, Adobe Authenticator also sends you a notification on your device. To sign in, simply tap Approve.

Sign-in authorization
Sign-in authorization

Adobe Authenticator is available for iOS and Android. Here are the download links:

To set up Adobe Authenticator, see Set up Adobe two-step verification.

When you enter your Adobe ID on the sign-in screen, Adobe Authenticator sends a notification to your device, prompting you to approve the sign-in.

Approve sign-in

Open the notification, and you can see the options to either approve or decline the sign-in authorization.

To sign in, tap Approve.

Sign-in authorization

Alternatively, you can manually enter the verification code generated by Adobe Authenticator.

Enter a sign-in code manually

Once the code is verified, enter your Adobe ID password on the next screen to sign in to your Adobe account. 

Frequently asked questions

At a time, you can only use one authenticator app. To use another authenticator app, remove Adobe Authenticator first.

No, you do not have to keep the app open to receive push notifications.

Your phone need not be online to launch the app. However, to register the app or to sign in from the phone, it needs to be online.

If you have another device online, you can sign in to your Adobe account from it with the codes from your offline phone.