Teleport – Instant SMS 2FA
Teleport is a macOS utility that monitors incoming texts and automatically copies any authentication codes it finds to your clipboard.
Note SMS-based two-factor authentication (2FA)is no longer considered to be a secure option for two-factor authentication, and should only be used when there are no other 2FA options available. Whenever possible, it’s best to use time-based one-time password (TOTP) options such as those provided by 1Password or Google Authenticator.
- Grab the latest version of Teleport from the releases page
- Alternatively, install via script by running the following command
curl -L -o ~/Downloads/Teleport.zip https://github.com/maximlevey/Teleport/releases/download/0.1/Teleport.zip && unzip -q ~/Downloads/Teleport.zip -d /Applications && rm ~/Downloads/Teleport.zip
- Open the
Teleport.zipon your device and follow the instructions.
- On your iPhone, go to Settings > Messages > Text Message Forwarding and enable forwarding to your Mac.
- An iPhone running iOS 8.1 or later
- A Mac running OS X Yosemite or later.
- Both devices must be signed in to iCloud with the same Apple ID.
For more information about SMS Forwarding, see Apple Support article HT208386
Contributions are very welcome! I am by no means a developer and started Teleport as a way to learn some Swift, any recommendations around features and best practices would be greatly appreciated.
Feel free to shoot me a message on LinkedIn or in the Mac Admins Slack.
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