Quick launch summary
At Next 2019, Google announced beta functionality to use an Android phone’s built-in security key for 2-step verification. Google is now making this generally available. All phones running Android 7.0+ (Nougat) have a built-in key that can be activated. This means your users can use existing phones for multi-factor authentication in G Suite to protect against phishing.
For more details, see our beta announcement or our Cloud Blog post.
G Suite editions
Available to all G Suite editions
On/off by default?
If 2-Step Verification or Security Key Enforcement is turned on for an organization, Android phone will be available as an option for security keys by default.