How to Enable 2FA for Twitter

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Install Authy


The best way to manage all your 2FA accounts is to use the Authy app. It enables you to have a single mobile app for all your 2FA accounts and you can sync them across multiple devices, even accessing them on the desktop. Install Authy on your device by searching for it in your device’s app store. Read more information on the features of Authy here.

Locate 2FA setting

Log in to your Twitter account and go to Settings and privacy.

 

In Account > Security > Login verification > Select “Verify login requests”.

 

In the pop-up window, after reading how log-in verification works, click “Start”.

 

Re-enter your password and click “Verify”.

To confirm your phone number > Click “Send code”.

 

Enter the Verification code you received via SMS > Click “Submit” to Enable 2FA.

Capture QR Code

Now, for the best user experience, we’ll set up Authy to generate codes.

Back under Account > Security > Login verification > Verify login requests, click on “Set up code generator app.”

A QR code will pop up.

 

Open the Authy App on your device and click  “Add Account”. Then with the device pointed at your computer screen, click “scan QR Code.”

 

Confirm that it has the correct Twitter logo and then click “Done”.

A Security Code is generated on your phone for your Twitter account.

Keep the Authy app open on your phone. You’re almost done!

 

Complete Enablement

Enter your Twitter Security code and > Click “Done”.

 

2FA is now enabled for your Twitter account, with code generator.

Now save your account changes > Click “Save Changes” at the bottom of the page.

 

Enter your Twitter password > Click “Save changes”.

 

You are all set!

To learn more, visit: https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170388.

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