FreeOTP Authenticator 4+

Red Hat

    • 3.1 • 148 Ratings
    • Free



FreeOTP adds a second layer of security for your online accounts. This works by generating one-time passwords on your mobile devices which can be used in conjunction with your normal password to make your login nearly impossible to hack. These passwords can be generated even when your phone is in airplane mode.

FreeOTP works with many of the great online services you already use, including Google, Facebook, Evernote, GitHub and many more! FreeOTP also may work for your private corporate security if they implement the standardized TOTP or HOTP protocols. This includes great enterprise solutions like FreeIPA.

FreeOTP is open source and free software! Licensed under the Apache 2.0 license, you can obtain the source code for FreeOTP at for review or modification. Contributions are welcome!

What’s New

Version 2.3.4

Build FontAwesome Fonts into FreeOTP by @justin-stephenson in #329
Remove FontAwesome from carthage by @justin-stephenson in #330
Remove FontAwesome from xcode frameworks by @justin-stephenson in #331
Replace unmaintained moa library with SDWebImage by @justin-stephenson in #332

Ratings and Reviews

3.1 out of 5
148 Ratings

148 Ratings

fmiranda ,

add option to migrate accounts

I just noticed that currently you do bot have the option to export your account to a new device using freeotp. This is a major flaw of this app.
Using Google Authenticator I can export the data between different devices using Google Authenticator.
This would be very helpful to have the same option on freeotp.
Also a goos upgrade would be to add password protected for mfa for items previously created. I can add a password to new mfas I add but can’t add to existing ones.
Or add a general option to set a password to open the app itself.

MantacidTech ,

Wonderful interface, great security, lacking one or two important features.

This is my go-to Authenticator app: the interface is clean, interaction is simple, and it’s easy to tell which key belongs to what service. However, I’ve noticed that there is no option to input a string of text to generate a key, which is all that some services offer. Because of this I’m forced to use another Authenticator for some services, one owned by an unnamed company with bad privacy practices.
I’d appreciate if the aforementioned functionality was added, as that would allow me to rely less on the also aforementioned nosy corporation. Overall great app, would recommend to everyone, it’s just that one feature that’s missing.

Genetix PNW ,

Going to try the app because I wasn’t to support RedHat

Full disclosure: I haven’t used the app very much l have 3 entries and after reading all the reviews there seems to be Maher dealbreakers. I have 5 stars for the benefit of the doubt but I will text it for a bit and come back for an edited proper review.

How can RedHat have so many unfavorable reviews? Maybe I’m mistakin, is this the Ted Hat Enterprise Linux Brand we’re talking about here? If so it doesn’t make sense that the king of distros and security is not the favorite dominant OTP app.

Time to dig this is concerning and not adding up.

App Privacy

The developer, Red Hat, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More

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