How to Setup Two Factor Authentication on Facebook

Two-step verification is an important feature you can use for security of your social media channels and email account. As there are rising cases of data theft and identity hack, this two-factor authentication has grabbed attention online.

Two-step verification can be done easily for Google and Gmail and on Twitter also. In this tutorial, we will discuss how you can set up two-factor authentication for your Facebook account.

How to Set Up Two-Factor Authentication on Facebook

Note that setting up two-step verification for Facebook is quite easy. Follow a few simple steps and you are done!

Step #1: Launch Facebook on your web browser.

Step #2: Log in with your email and password.

Step #3: Click on the inverted triangle located last in upper menu.

Step #4: From the drop-down menu, click on Settings.

Step #5: From the left navigation panel, click on Security.

Step #6: Next, click on Login Approvals.

Now you can see a box that shows a message: Require a security code to access my account from unknown browsers.

Facebook will send a test code to your registered email id to approve this service. Moreover, you can enable support for the Google Authenticator app or other third-party services. Optionally, you can also enable Code Generator, which gives you a QR code to scan with the Google Authenticator.

To sum up, two-step authentication is need of the hour. If anybody opens your Facebook with your email id and password, that person has to enter a unique security code, which cannot be accessed by anyone except yourself as you receive this code either on your email id or your registered mobile phone.

Did you find this information useful? Have you set up two-factor authentication for Facebook, Twitter and Google/Gmail? Share your feedback with us on Facebook, Google Plus, andTwitter.

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