How to enable Two-Factor Authentication for Nvidia (GeForce NOW)

How to enable Two-Factor Authentication for Nvidia (GeForce NOW)

Kevin Archer picture by Kevin Archer·Updated 28 Oct 2023·about 4 minutes

1

Download Authenticator App

  • Before you can set up Two-Factor Authentication for your Nvidia (GeForce NOW) account you'll need to download 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.

    iOS Apple App Badge

2

Locate 2FA Settings

  • Sign in to your Nvidia (GeForce NOW) account, click on your account icon at the top right of the screen.

    Locate 2FA Settings
3

Security Settings

  • Under the Security section click on Update button.

    Security Settings
4

Next Step

  • Locate Authenticator App Code and click on it.

    Next Step
5

Authenticator App Code

  • Click the toggle switch to turn on Authenticator App Code

    Authenticator App Code
6

Set up Two-Factor Authentication

  • In this step is shown the QR Code that contains the secret key which you need to scan with Authenticator App. Keep the page open as you reach for your device.
    Note: Do not scan the DEMO QR Code shown below.

    Set up Two-Factor Authentication
7

Capture QR Code

  • Open Authenticator App, tap the plus add new Item button, and hold your device up to the computer screen to scan the QR Code from Nvidia (GeForce NOW) web page.

    Capture QR Code
8

Verification code

  • After successfully scanning the QR Code given by Nvidia (GeForce NOW) on step 8, Authenticator App will automatically choose the Nvidia logo and autofill the account name and secret key. Click on Save when ready.
    Tip: You can choose the account icon by pressing on add new icon icon

    Verification code
9

Confirm OTP code

  • Returning to the Nvidia (GeForce NOW) web page, type in the six digit code from Authenticator App in the appropriate field. When done click OK.

    Confirm OTP code
10

Done!

  • You have successfully enabled two-factor authentication (2FA) to protect your Nvidia (GeForce NOW) account, from now on, you will need to use the Authenticator App when you would like to log in to your Nvidia (GeForce NOW) account.

    Done!

You're all set! You've enabled Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) for your Nvidia (GeForce NOW) account. To learn more, visit the Nvidia (GeForce NOW) support page. Stay safe!

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