Beacon

Enabling two factor authentication

Updated 5 months ago

Two factor authentication or 2FA is one of the best ways to keep your account and data secure. Even if someone guesses your Beacon password, they won't be able to access your account or view any supporter data.


link Setting up two factor authentication

  1. Go to Settings > My Preferences in your Beacon sidebar

  2. Scroll to the Two factor authentication section, and click Enable now

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  1. Using an authenticator app - we recommend Google Authenticator (Android/Apple) or Authy (Android/Apple) - scan the QR code from your settings. This will add Beacon to your authenticator app.

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  1. Enter the code from your app into Beacon.

  2. That's it!

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link Logging in with two factor authentication

When logging in to Beacon, you'll need to enter your email and password as normal.

You'll then be asked to enter a two-factor code from your authenticator app:

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