Android
  1. Go to the main menu of the Google Authenticator app.
  2. Go to “Settings“.
  3. Select “Time correction for codes”.
  4. Click “Sync now”.
iOS
  1. Open the “Settings” app on your device.
  2. Select “General“.
  3. Go to “Date & Time“.
  4. Disable the “Set Automatically” option and enable it again.
  5. Reboot your device.

Wait for confirmation that the app has been synced. You will then be able to use the codes to log into your account. Synchronization only affects the internal time of the Google Authenticator app and does not affect the date and time settings of the device itself.

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Information on the Google support website

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