How to Enable Two-Factor Authentication for Twitter?

Twitter is a popular social network. However, no online platform is safe in the modern world. In order to bolster the security of your Twitter account, you should turn on multi-factor authentication. This will keep your Twitter account safe and secure. Read on and learn how to do so.

Turn On 2FA for Twitter on iOS Device

If you want to turn on 2FA for Twitter on iOS device, then you need to follow the instructions given below.

  • First of all, you have to open the Twitter application on your iOS device.
  • After that, you should tap on the profile bubble on the upper left-hand side of the screen.
  • Then you have to select Settings & Privacy option.
  • Thereafter, you should tap on Account.
  • Later, you have to tap on Security option.
  • Now, you should switch the toggle of “Login verification” to the “On” position.
  • After that, select Confirm.
  • You have to go with on-screen steps.
  • Then you should input the 6 digit code that you are sent.
  • Now, tap on Submit.

Turn On 2FA for Twitter on Your Desktop

You can turn on 2FA for Twitter on your desktop. Here are the instructions given below.

  • Get started by going to Twitter on your desktop.
  • After that, you should click on the profile bubble on the top right-hand side near to Tweet.
  • Then you have to click on Settings & Privacy option.
  • Thereafter, you should click on Account in the menu section.
  • Later, you have to click on Set up login verification.
  • Now, you go with the on-screen steps.
  • After input your contact number, then click on Send code.
  • Now, you have to input the 6 digit code which you get on your contact number & click on Submit.

Create a Temporary Password on your iOS Device

If you want to create a temporary password on the iOS device, then you need to follow the instructions given below.

  • To begin with, open the Twitter application on your iOS device.
  • After that, you should tap on the profile bubble on the upper left-hand side of the screen.
  • Then select Security & Privacy option.
  • Thereafter, you should choose Account.
  • Later, you have to tap on Security.
  • Now, tap on Temporary password beneath Additional methods.

Enabling Password Reset Verification

  • To get started, go to Twitter.com on your device.
  • After that, you should select the profile bubble on the upper right-hand side of the screen.
  • Then you have to click on Security & Privacy option.
  • Thereafter, you should choose Account option.
  • Later, tick the box of “Password reset verification.”
  • Now, click on the Save changes to apply changes.

By following the instructions mentioned in the blog, you will be successfully able to two-factor authentication for Twitter.

Ryan Smith is a self-professed security expert; he has been making the people aware of the security threats. His passion is to write about Cyber security and office utilities, cryptography, malware, social engineering, internet and new media. He writes for Microsoft products at office.com/setup.

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