Google announced a new way of using the Two Factor authentication; Security Key. If you haven’t read about this new feature and device, read more here and come back to this post.
So, I was given one of these last months, and have been using it with my Chromebook since then. Since it is my personal device, I used it only a couple of times, and set it to remember my device.
It worked perfectly fine with my Chromebook, a Series 5 550. I could even do a firmware update using a Chrome extension.
Apart from my Chromebook, I used it once on my work PC to log in to my Google account, and it worked ok, save for the time that it took to install required driver software.
So, if you are planning to use the Security Key, yes, it works on Chromebooks. Need proof? Here is a pic from Craig Tumblison, friend and fellow Chromie.
Don’t ask me how this picture proves that it works with Chromebooks!