Is it possible to use an iOS device as a security key?


I tried to setup a security key using my iPad & iPhone.

I selected security key and then scanned the QR code displayed, it seemed to work on the iOS side, but AWS said “error registering security key”.

Unfortunately, that’s all the information I have at the moment.

Any suggestions on how to pursue?



1 Answer

Hi David,

Are you referring to setting up Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) for Identity and Access Management (IAM)?

Please refer to for the supported methods.

There are a list of supported iOS authenticator apps that are currently supported.

Hope this helps.

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answered a year ago

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