Yesterday, Microsoft released a new version of the Microsoft Authenticator beta for iOS via the Apple TestFlight program. This beta version will bring the build number for Microsoft Authenticator to 5.9.4 and includes bug fixes and changes to phone sign in.

TestFlight Beta Page
TestFlight Beta Page

The iOS TestFlight page for this new version includes the following changelog:

What To Test: 
 
Release candidate build for phone sign-in. Please activate phone sign-in through the dropdown on your MFA account.

The email notification, though, to users regarding the new TestFlight version has a slightly different description that indicates this could be a release candidate.

What To Test: 
 
Release candidate build for phone sign-in. Please activate phone sign-in through the dropdown on your MFA account.

Unfortunately, the instructions are cryptic at best and it is not known exactly what they want beta testers to test with this build.

If you want to try out the new features in this beta before it becomes available to everyone, you can sign up to beta test the Microsoft Authenticator app now. If accepted, you will be able to install it through Apple's TestFlight app.

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