How to enable 2FA for Instagram
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2FA via SMS
Instagram offers to secure your account beyond username and password via SMS. This method is not compatible with the Authy app. Regardless, we want you to protect all your accounts, whether you protect them with Authy or not. So here is how to protect your Instagram account.
Locate 2FA setting
Log in to your Instagram account on your mobile and go to Settings.
Select “Two-factor Authentication”.
Require Security Code > Turn on.
To confirm that you want to enable 2FA, click “Turn on”.
Enter “Confirmation code” received via SMS > click “Done”.
Screenshot your backup codes
Click “OK” to screenshot your Backup codes.
You’re all set!
To learn more, visit: https://help.instagram.com/1372599552763476.