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How to Enable Twitter Two Factor Authentication

How to Enable Twitter Two Factor Authentication

Twitter is one of the most used social media website today. Since a social account like Twitter account contains the various details like your personal details, personal messages, details about friends, or other stuff. So, what happens if someone steals your password and block or make changes to your Twitter account. And believe me, it’s pretty easier to steal a password so you need to follow an alternative approach to secure your Twitter account. And that is why today, I will tell you about how to enable Twitter two factor authentication.

Enabling two step verification in Twitter is not that difficult. You just have to deal with certain account settings in order to achieve this. After you enable Twitter two factor authentication, whenever you or someone else tries to log in to your account, Twitter will prompt for an additional pin that it will send on your mobile phone. This is because by verifying the pin, it will make sure that you are the same person to which the Twitter account belongs to.

How to Enable Twitter Two Factor Authentication?

Setting up Twitter two factor authentication is very easy. And if you have already registered your mobile number with it, then there will be not a very difficult to do this.

Log in to your Twitter and then move to the account settings. After that, follow these steps in sequence to enable Twitter two factor authentication.

Click on the profile photo icon at your Twitter timeline to open Profile & Settings.

profile and settings

From the Settings page, locate the Account option from the left side. Click on it and move down to the Security section. Now here you will see an option: “Login verification”.

twitter login verification

Enable the Login Verification option and then it will ask you to enter your account’s password to verify that it’s you. After you enter our account password, then it will verify that your mobile number is still working by sending a verification code.

2 factor twitter verification pocess

Now, after verifying the pin, Twitter two factor authentication has been enabled on your account.

That’s all it takes to enable Twitter two factor authentication. And after all the setup, whenever you try to log into your Twitter account, following situation will happen.

Conclusion:

Adding two factor authentication in Twitter is as easy as it sounds. There is no lengthy process nor it requires an external service to be involved in it to do it. So, if you are more concerned about the security of your Twitter account, then you might want to add Twitter two step verification on it. The process of doing that is explained in the above guide. So, get up and secure your Twitter account.

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