How to Enable 2-Step Verification for Call of Duty

How to Enable 2-Step Verification for Call of Duty

Kevin Archer picture by Kevin Archer·Updated 08 Feb 2024·5 minutes to read

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Download Authenticator App

  • Before you can set up 2-Step Verification for your Call of Duty account you'll need to download Call of Duty Authenticator App on your device by searching for it in your Apple device's App Store or click on the button below Download on the App Store.

    These simple steps will add an extra layer of security to your Call of Duty account.

    iOS Apple App Badge

2

Locate 2FA Settings

  • Sign in to your Call of Duty account. Click on your profile picture to reveal a dropdown menu. In the menu, look for and select the option labeled PREFERENCES

    Locate 2FA Settings
3

Privacy & Security

  • Navigate to the PRIVACY & SECURITY section. Scroll down until you find the TWO-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION option, then click on ENABLE TWO-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION

    Privacy & Security
4

Verify Account by Email

  • Call of Duty will send an alphanumeric code to your email. You'll need to enter this code in the next step.

    Verify Account by Email
5

Confirm Your Account

  • To confirm your account, enter the alphanumeric code sent to your email.

    Confirm Your Account
6

Two Factor Authentication QR Code

  • In this step, you will encounter a QR Code displaying the secret key required for setup. Open your Authenticator App and scan the QR Code. Remember to keep the page open during this process.
    Note: Do not scan the DEMO QR Code shown below.

    Two Factor Authentication QR Code
7

Capture QR Code

  • Open your Authenticator App, tap the plus add new Item button, and then hold your device up to the computer screen to scan the QR Code displayed on the Call of Duty web page.

    Capture QR Code
8

2FA Verification Code

  • Once you've successfully scanned the QR Code provided by Call of Duty, the Authenticator App will automatically select the Call of Duty logo and fill in the account name and secret key. Click on Save when you're ready to proceed.
    Tip: Customize the account icon by pressing on the add new icon icon.

    2FA Verification Code
9

Confirm and Activate Authenticator App

  • Return to the Call of Duty web page. Enter the one-time code generated by the Authenticator App into the designated field, along with your Activision Account Password, to finalize the setup. Once completed, click on Activate.

    Confirm and Activate Authenticator App
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Done! Warzone Authenticator App

  • Congratulations! You've successfully activated two-factor authentication (2FA) for added security on your Call of Duty account. Moving forward, whenever you log in, the Authenticator App will be required. Consider copying the backup codes into the app or keeping them in a secure location. Click Done to complete the process. That's it!

    Done! Warzone Authenticator App

Fantastic! Your Call of Duty account is now fortified with Two-Factor Authentication (2FA). For additional details or support, feel free to explore the Call of Duty support page. Prioritize your safety and enjoy gaming with peace of mind!

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