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

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

Aries Ikel picture by Aries Ikel·Updated 04 May 2022

1

Download Authenticator App

  • Before we start, download Authenticator App by searching for it in your Apple device's App Store.

    iOS Apple App Badge

2

Locate 2FA Settings

  • Log in your Tesla account and click on Profile Settings.

    Locate 2FA Settings
3

Set up Multi-Factor Authentication

  • Look for Multi-factor Authentication option and click on Manage.

    Set up Multi-Factor Authentication
4

Next Page

  • This is an informational page only. Click NEXT when you're ready to start.

    Next Page
5

Verify Tesla Account Password

  • Enter your Tesla account password and click SIGN IN

    Verify Tesla Account Password
6

Set up Multi-Factor Authentication

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

    Set up Multi-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. You can also enter the 2FA key into your authenticator app manually if you prefer.

    Capture QR Code
8

Two-Factor Authentication Code (2FA)

  • After successfully scanning the QR Code, Authenticator App will automatically choose the Tesla logo and autofill the account name and secret key. Click on Save when ready.

    Two-Factor Authentication Code (2FA)
9

Verify Your 2FA Code

  • Once your Tesla account has been successfully added to the Authenticator App, type the 6-digit code on the Tesla website in the Passcode field and click SUBMIT

    Verify Your 2FA Code
10

Save Recovery Codes

  • Your Tesla account is now protected with two-factor authentication. You can copy the Backup Passcodes into Authenticator App or save them in a secure place. Press on DONE and that's all.

    Save Recovery Codes

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

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If you haven't set up two-factor authentication or you don't have access to your Tesla account, please contact Tesla support directly.

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