How to Turn on 2FA for Google

With 2-Step Verification (also known as two-factor authentication), you add an extra layer of security to your account. After you set it up, you’ll sign in to your account in two steps using:

  • Something you know (your password)

  • Something you have (like your phone or a security key dongle)

​Before you set up GoTrust ID as the security key, we recommend setting up text message (SMS) codes as a backup first.

Set up 2-Step Verification

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Log in to your Google Account.

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On the left navigation panel, click Security.

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On the Signing in to Google panel, click 2-Step Verification.

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Click GET STARTED.

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Follow the steps on the screen.

5-1. To continue first, verify it’s you and click Next.

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5-2. Set up your phone by entering your phone number. And then choose the way to get verification codes, text message or phone call. Click NEXT.

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5-3. Enter the verification code you received from the text message, and click NEXT.

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5-4. Setup has completed. Now click TURN ON to start using 2-Step Verification.

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Paired with GoTrust ID - Security Key

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Scroll down to Security Key and click ADD SECURITY KEY.

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Make sure your mobile phone is with you and click NEXT.

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Make sure your mobile phone’s Bluetooth already turns on, GoTrust ID app will be triggered automatically in seconds. Then verify your fingerprint on your mobile phone.

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Paired successfully! You can name the security key according to your preference and click DONE.

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You Should try it now!

Signing in by using GoTrust ID - Security Key

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On your computer, sign in to Google.

Notice: Make sure your mobile phone's Bluetooth already turns on, GoTrust ID will be triggered automatically.

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Verify your fingerprint on your mobile phone.

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Log in successfully!

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