OTP authentication

Drag-and-drop OTP authentication provider

Create simple and familiar login experiences with one-time passwords over email, SMS, or messaging services like WhatsApp. No custom coding required—simply drag and drop OTP in your authentication or MFA flow.

How OTP authentication helps your app

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A familiar face

Users are familiar and comfortable with OTP flows, which significantly reduces login friction. 

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Safer than passwords

OTPs improve app security by removing the risk of credential stuffing and replay attacks.

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One factor, two factor

OTPs easily fit into step-up or multi-factor authentication flows, adding an extra layer of defense.

Implement OTP authentication your way

Drag-and-drop OTP authentication

Use our no-code editor to create user-facing screens and OTP authentication flows for your app. Easily modify and update your flows from the Descope console as your user journey evolves.

OTP Flow

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More OTP resources

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OTP Client SDK Documentation

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Frequently asked questions

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