Hi friends, welcome back to helpingyouonline. Two days back, we have published an article on – how to secure gmail account with two step authentication. Today i am back to secure your twitter account. I am going to share-“how to enable Two factor authentication on your twitter account.”
Step by step guide to enable 2-factor Authentication on Twitter
First of all login to your Twitter account.
Now in the right side, click on your profile photo and then click on “setting”.
Now click on “Mobile” in the left sidebar and add or register your mobile number on which you want the login code. If You have already added a mobile number or you want to change existing number then delete existing number and add new number.
Now in above picture, Select your country/region and insert your Phone number and then click on continue.
Now finally your mobile number is registered.
Now Click on “Security and privacy”
Now check mark the given ‘verify login request’
Now a popup will open and it will ask to send message on registered number, click on it.
Now a popup will open and it will ask for confirmation now click on ‘yes’.
Now again a popup will open and it will ask for your Twitter account password, insert your password and click on save changes.
Now 2-two step verification had been enabled on your account. Now when you login to your account it will ask for 6-Digit code that you get received on your registered number.After inserting the code you can login into your account.
Now when you login into your account ,it will ask for Code and after inserting the code that you receive on your phone you will login into your account.
How to get backup codes on twitter account?
Backup codes are used when you lose access to your device. You can use backup code to verify your identity. Let’s learn how to get backup codes on twitter.
As you see in above screenshot, click on ‘Get Backup Code’.
Now a pop-up will open and you will receive a backup code for your twitter account.. You can use this backup code only once.
Now If you want to Login with your twitter backup code click on ‘use a saved backup code’.
Now a popup will open and it will ask to insert your backup code, after inserting backup code you will login successfully.
So today we have learned, how to enable 2-factor authentication on your twitter account and how to get backup codes to recover your twitter account. Hope you like it. Share the article on facebook, twitter and do follow us for more security tricks.
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