How to enable 2-factor Authentication (2FA) for Uphold

How to enable 2-factor Authentication (2FA) for Uphold

Aries Ikel picture by Aries Ikel·Updated 10 Nov 2022·about 4 minutes

1

Download Authenticator App

  • Before we start, download Authenticator App 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

  • Log in your Uphold account and click on More button then click Security and click on the Enable 2-factor authentication.

    Locate 2FA Settings
3

Next Page

  • This is an informational page about 2-factor authentication. Click Enable when you're ready to start.

    Next Page
4

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
5

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
6

Two-Factor Authentication Code (2FA)

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

    Two-Factor Authentication Code (2FA)
7

Verify 2-factor authentication code

  • Once your Uphold account has been successfully added to the Authenticator App, enter the 6-digit code on the Uphold website and click Verify

    Verify 2-factor authentication code
8

2-factor authentication enabled

  • Now your Uphold account (wallet) is protectd with an extra layer of security ensuring no one, even if knowing your password, can access it. Press on Done and that's all.

    2-factor authentication enabled

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

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