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New Options Out there within the Google Id Companies (GIS) Library

Posted by Gina Biernacki, Product Supervisor

At Google, we’re dedicated to creating authentication safer and simpler for our builders, so customers can simply entry the apps and web sites they love. Google Id Companies (GIS) continues to advance and additional develop our authentication options that provide immense worth to our companion ecosystem, together with extremely requested options together with a brand new verified telephone quantity instantly embedded in our authentication flows.

For builders, our focus has at all times been to supply a frictionless expertise that makes it simpler for customers to onboard and return to companion platforms, whereas additionally serving to builders create a trusted relationship with their customers.

What’s New

Right this moment we’re saying a number of new options that at the moment are out there throughout our libraries:


  • Verified Telephone Quantity on Android
  • Telephone Trace on Android


  • One Faucet on Clever Monitoring Prevention (ITP) Browsers

iOS and macOS


Verified Telephone Quantity

As an identification supplier, we’re making it seamless for builders to complement further consumer knowledge leveraging the consumer’s Google Account, whereas guaranteeing clear consumer consent is woven into the expertise. We perceive that telephone numbers are a vital piece of account administration, each for our customers in mobile-first markets and for our builders that require elevated identification verification or two-step verification.

On Android units, builders can now request customers to share a verified telephone quantity related to their Google Account as a part of the sign-up movement. Builders have shared with us that safeguarding their customers by way of SMS verification represents a major price to their enterprise. Now builders can merely request a telephone quantity from the consumer, which has already been verified by Google, reducing their total SMS prices in the course of the onboarding course of.

Verified Telephone Quantity is now out there on GIS for Android and we plan to broaden to different surfaces sooner or later.

Telephone Quantity Trace

One other means a developer can request a consumer’s telephone quantity is thru the brand new Telephone Quantity Trace API on Android units. Telephone Quantity Trace permits builders to name an API the place customers can share a telephone quantity from the SIM playing cards of their gadget, unbiased of a enroll or sign up movement. This API is most popular over the native Android API name because it doesn’t require any further permissions, decreasing effort and time for our builders. Telephone Quantity Trace API doesn’t require a consumer to be signed in to their Google account and doesn’t save any info to the Google account.


One Faucet on ITP Browsers

ITP (Clever Monitoring Prevention) browsers prohibit using third get together cookies, stopping the monitoring of customers throughout the net. GIS One Faucet is now out there on ITP browsers, together with Safari, Firefox and Chrome on iOS. This creates a One Faucet expertise that’s constant throughout a number of platforms, for each customers and builders. Our builders want One Faucet for a lot of causes:

  • growing consumer conversion
  • Trade main safety
  • diminished dangers related to password administration
  • permitting sign up and enroll with out redirecting customers to a devoted sign up / up web page
  • mitigate duplicate accounts with customized prompts and automated sign-in on return visits
The One Faucet UX on ITP browsers will begin with a heat welcome web page as proven beneath.

As soon as the consumer chooses to proceed, a popup window can be opened. The UX within the popup window is just like the usual One Faucet consumer expertise.

We’ll roll out this new function by default on October 12, 2022 to all builders who’ve enabled One Faucet. Consult with our documentation to start supporting One Faucet on ITP browsers instantly or to opt-out of default assist.

iOS and macOS

macOS Platform Growth

Over the previous couple of years, the Apple ecosystem has expanded to incorporate plenty of distinct platforms (iOS, iPadOS, macOS, tvOS, watchOS). As a step towards supporting the broader Apple ecosystem, now we have launched macOS assist as a part of Google Signal-In for iOS and macOS. This gives assist for the core GIS experiences (authentication, authorization, and token storage) for native macOS apps.


Upcoming Deprecations

Along with new options out there within the GIS library, we additionally need to remind our builders about upcoming deprecations.

  • Good Lock for Passwords on Android Deprecation
  • Google Signal-In for Web sites Deprecation 

Good Lock for Passwords Deprecation

We’re saying the deprecation of the Good Lock for Passwords Android SDK, which handles password saving and retrieval, ID token requests, and sign-in trace retrieval. Now you can discover all Good Lock for Passwords performance out there within the GIS library. We advocate all builders now use the GIS library for brand spanking new performance. For present integrations, Good Lock for Passwords site visitors can be redirected to the GIS library by default, with none adjustments wanted by builders.

Google Signal-In for Web sites Deprecation

We wish to remind our builders that on March 31, 2023 we’ll totally retire the Google Signal-In JavaScript Platform Library for net purposes. Please examine if this impacts your net software, and if crucial, to plan for a migration.

We’re excited to see these new options proceed to deliver measurable worth to each our builders and customers, and look ahead to persevering with supporting our builders with their identity-related wants. Please go to our developer web site to get began.



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