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How can I set up Two Factor Authentication – Google Authenticator Android?

Setting up two-factor authentication is simple, here is how it is done on an Android device using the Google Authenticator application.

Firstly, download and install the Google Authenticator application on your device: you can view the application here.

After the application is set up on your device, start it up and follow these steps.

Step 1. Log in to your WPX account.

You can log in to your WPX account here.

Step 2. Go to the My Account menu.

After you log in to your WPX control panel, select My Account (1) → Security (2) → Manage Two-factory Authentication (3).

Step 3. Enable Two-Factor Authentication.

You will need to activate Google Authenticator in order to set the 2FA:

You will be redirected to the 2FA setup menu which will provide you with the QR Code (1) to scan for your mobile phone, the 2FA Secret Code (2) and additionally, you will see a List of different applications (3) you can use, depending on personal preference for your mobile device:

It is highly recommended to save your 2FA Secret in cases where you need to log in using a different mobile device.

Don’t save the changes yet, you need to scan the QR code with your phone via the application and then proceed.

Step 4. Scan QR with your phone.

On your phone then open up the Google Authenticator application and follow these steps:

  • Click on Begin;
  • Click on scan a barcode -> after that your camera will activate and you will need to scan the barcode (if your camera doesn’t work manually insert the Key that is in the box above the barcode).

That’s it! Now, you can save the changes in your WPX account.

Once you have scanned your QR Code and completed the setup on your mobile device, you need to finish the setup by choosing Continue:

Now when you log in to your account, you will be asked for a 6-digit authentication code, you can find that in your Google Authenticator application.

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If you get stuck with anything discussed on this page, please get in touch with the WPX Support Team via live chat (use the bottom right-hand widget) and they will respond and help within 30 seconds or less.

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