Export Google Authenticator Data to Authy

I recently learned about an application called Authy. Authy lets you add 2-factor authentication codes to a nicely-formatted app that syncs with all your devices. I think it looks a lot better than Google Authenticator, so I decided on switching, but I couldn’t find a way to export my Google Authenticator data.

If your phone is rooted, it’s not that difficult to migrate your data though.

What You’ll Need:

Open up the terminal emulator and enter the following command:


Press enter. If prompted to enable root for Terminal Emulator, please do so.

Then type the following:

sqlite3 /data/data/com.google.android.apps.authenticator2/databases/databases


select * from accounts;

You should now see output similar to this (depending on how many accounts you have):


The XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX is your special key needed for Authy that corresponds with each account you have. Simply go to Authy and tap to add a key manually, enter the key above and you’re done!

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