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What is two factor authentication in Apple? How to set up two factor authentication in you Apple id

 

APPLE has developed some of the strongest tool to protect you from the annoying attempts of hackers. We all, one way or another putting our critical info such as financial details, social security info, personal info into the web. As technology are making our lives easy, it also somehow giving the hold to black hat hackers, who are responsible for internet phishing. We all know that keeping a strong password is mandate to keep ourself safe. However we should always take out some extra time to learn how to double guard ourselves from falling our account into wrong hands.

setting up TWO FACTOR AUTHENTICATION is a secured way to safe guard our account info as it makes hackers a run for their money. It keep you safe even if the hacker get managed to crack your username and password, as this information is waste without the physical availability of your device.

HOW TO SET UP TWO-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION?

1. FIRST LOG INTO ICOUD account at icloud.com.

2. Click on your Name in the top right corner. Open Account settings

3. Click on your Apple id. This will land you to My APPLE ID page.

4.Now click on PASSWORD AND SECURITY TAB. After that follow through the instructions by answering Security questions( which you set up while creating your account).

5. Click on Get started link. Next you have to add your Phone number, to which you will accessible for the verification. .

6. After that you have to verify your phone by entering the four digit code, which would have received by now.

7. Now Click on CONTINUE. By clicking Continue, a verification Key will appear. This key is very crucial. It can easily access your account, even if you don’t have your iPhone handy.

 

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