The free Google Authenticator security application helps protect user accounts from password theft and unauthorized access, in the following article Taimienphi.vn will guide you how to create and use Google Authenticator like that. come on.
Basically Google Authenticator will generate random codes used to verify users’ identity when they log in to services like Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, etc. Technically, users can use the code sent to the phone number they registered for authentication.
However, two-factor authentication via SMS contains a known security flaw, and an intruder can attack the device to obtain an authentication code. The Google Authenticator application uses an algorithm to generate codes on your phone, preventing the possibility of such attacks on authentication via SMS.
Refer to the following article of Taimienphi.vn to learn how to create and use Google Authenticator.
How to create and use Google Authenticator
Follow the steps below to set up and use Google Authenticator:
Step 1:Download the Google Authenticator application to your device and install it.
– Download Google Authenticator for Android here.
– Download Google Authenticator for iPhone here.
Step 2: Next set up 2-step authentication on your Google account by signing in to your Google account, in the section Security and Sign-In (security and login) select Two-Step Verification (2-step verification), then scroll down to find and select the option Authenticator app (Authenticator application).
Step 3: Choose your Android phone or iPhone.
Step 4: Open the Google Authenticator application that you install on your phone, then press the plus button icon.
Step 5: In the bottom corner of the screen will display 2 options: Scan barcode (barcode scan) and Manual entry (enter manually).
Your task is to choose one of these options to complete the process. If select the option Scan barcode, the process will take more time, users must download the QR code scanning application, then scan the QR code on the computer to verify the connection of the Google Authenticator with the account.
If you select an option Manual Entry, Google will send you a 16-digit code to your email address. And your task is to enter this code to complete the authentication process.
Guaranteed option Time Based has been activated to ensure the code entered is the one that Authenticator generated most recently.
From now on, every time you log in to your account that is connected to Google Authenticator, you will be asked to enter the 6-digit verification code. Just open Google Authenticator, the app will generate a new random authentication code for you to log in.
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