How to enable Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) for Robinhood

How to enable Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) for Robinhood

Kevin Archer picture by Kevin Archer·Updated 04 May 2022

1

Download Authenticator App

  • Before we start, download Authenticator App by 2Stable.

    iOS Apple App Badge

2

Locate 2FA Settings

  • Open your Robinhood app on your mobile device. Tap on your profile picture in the bottom right to go to your profile, then tap (3 bars icon) in the top right. After, choose Security and Privacy.

    Locate 2FA Settings
3

Next Step

  • Find and press on Two-Factor Authentication, after, select Authenticator App.

    Next Step
4

Verify Your Phone Number

  • Robinhood will send you a 6 digit security code to your phone number. Enter the received code into the verification field. Next, copy the provided key, when done tap on Continue.

    Verify Your Phone Number
5

Add a New Account

  • Open Authenticator App and at the bottom of the screen, tap the plus button add Item and select the Manually option.

    Add a New Account
6

Save your Robinhood Account

  • Paste the copied key into the Key section in Authenticator App. Next, choose the account icon by pressing on add Item icon. After, write the service name (Robinhood) and your account name. Finally, tap on Save.

    Save your Robinhood Account
7

Verify Authenticator App

  • Copy the numerical code from Authenticator App and confirm it on the Robinhood app. Note that this code refreshes every 30 seconds.

    Verify Authenticator App
8

Backup Code

  • Your Robinhood account is now protected. We recommend you store it digitally in a safe place. Press Continue and that's all.

    Backup Code

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

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