Manage Okta Verify accounts on iOS devices

After setting up Okta Verify on your Android device, you can add or reorder accounts in the app. On the Account details page you can view and configure security methods, rename, or delete accounts.

Add an account

In Okta Verify, accounts are displayed in the order in which they were added.

  1. Open Okta Verify.
  2. Tap Add (+).
  3. Tap Organization.
  4. Choose your account setup method.
    • To set up your account with a QR code, ensure that the code is shown on another device such as a laptop or desktop. Tap Yes, Ready to Scan, and point your camera at the QR code displayed in the browser on another device.
    • If you can’t scan the QR code, tap No, Sign In Instead. Enter your organization’s sign-in URL and tap Next. The sign-in URL is the web address that you use in your browser to access your organization’s apps portal. It looks like or
  5. Follow the instructions in the app to complete the account setup.

Reorder accounts

  1. Open Okta Verify.
  2. Tap the menu (...) > Edit.
  3. Long press the move handle Account move handle in Okta Verify on an iOS device of an account and drag it to your location of choice.
  4. Tap Done.

Rename an account

  1. Open Okta Verify and tap the account that you want to rename.
  2. On the Account Details page, go to the Manage Account section and tap Rename Account.
  3. Enter an intuitive name that helps you easily recognize the account and tap OK.
  4. Tap Done.

To restore the original name of the account, tap the account name, tap Rename Account, and leave the window blank. Then, tap OK.

Delete an account

Account deletion is permanent. After you delete an account in Okta Verify, you might no longer be able to sign in to the apps associated with the deleted account unless you have other security methods set up.

  1. Open Okta Verify on your device.
  2. Tap the menu (…) > Edit.
  3. Tap Delete next to the account that you want to delete.
  4. Tap Done.

You can also delete an account from the Account Details page.

  1. Open Okta Verify and tap the account that you want to delete.
  2. Go to the Manage account section and tap Delete account.
  3. Confirm the account deletion and authenticate if prompted.

If you want to delete the app, see Delete the Okta Verify app from an iOS device.

When removing an account, you might be prompted erroneously to set up Okta Verify. Ignore the Set up required prompt by tapping Cancel on the setup page. Your Okta Verify account is removed as expected.

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