How to enable two-factor authentication (2FA) for Twitter

How to enable two-factor authentication (2FA) for Twitter

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

  • Log into your Twitter account and click Profile -> Settings and privacy, from the drop-down menu.

    Locate 2FA Settings
3

Next

  • Move through the next screens by tapping: Security and account access --> Security --> Two-factor authentication. Finally, enable Authentication app.

    Next
4

Setup 2FA

  • Tap on Get started, after, choose Link on another device.

    Setup 2FA
5

Add Twitter Account

  • Make a screenshot of the QR code, next press on Share in the top right corner. After, select Authenticator to automatically import the Twitter 2FA.
    Note: Do not scan the demo image shown below.

    Add Twitter Account
6

Save Account

  • After successfully importing the QR Code screenshot, the Authenticator App will automatically choose the Twitter logo and autofill account name and secret key. Confirm it’s correct by clicking Save.

    Save Account
7

Confirm Code

  • Return to the Twitter app and enter the numerical token in the appropriate field. When done tap Confirm.

    Confirm Code
8

Save your Backup Code!

  • Your Twitter account is now protected with an extra layer of security. You can copy the backup code into Authenticator or save it in the photo gallery, no matter where you gonna save it, the most important is to store the backup code in a safe place. Press Done and that's all.

    Save your Backup Code!

You're all set! You've enabled Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) for your Coinbase account. To learn more, visit the Twitter 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 Twitter account, please contact Twitter support directly.

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