How to Enable Passkeys for Your Google Account
Enabling a passkey for your Google account can provide an additional layer of security. Here are step-by-step instructions on how to do it.
Before you can set up passkeys for your Google account you'll need to download Passkeys App on your device by searching for it in your Apple device's App Store or click on the button below Download on the App Store.
To enable passkeys in the Google app:
- On the top right, select your profile image or initial
- On the menu, choose Manage your Google Account
In the navigation panel, select the Security tab, and then scroll down to tap on Passkeys. To continue, Google will ask you to verify your identity. Enter your password and then tap the Next button.
Tap on Create a passkey and then tap Continue.
When a notification to store the passkey for your Google account appears, tap on Continue to save it. Then, select Done. You can now use passkeys to log in to your Google account.
Now you can try to log in to your Google account with a recently stored passkey.
You have successfully set up your passkey for your Google account. From now on, you will need to use the Passkeys App when you would like to log in to your Google account.
You're all set! You've enabled passkeys for your Google account. To learn more, visit the Google support page. Stay safe!