Two Factor Authentication

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Two Factor Authentication

Postby bpanike » Tue Oct 18, 2016 2:00 pm

Will the Church consider two factor authentication for login in the future? I personally use it where I can and use a third party authenticator. This seems especially important for unit leaders who have access to a great deal of private information via their login.
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Re: Two Factor Authentication

Postby russellhltn » Tue Oct 18, 2016 2:12 pm

They already do in certain citations. A code is sent to your mobile number.
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Re: Two Factor Authentication

Postby sbradshaw » Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:17 am

If you go to LDSAccount.LDS.org, on the left you will see an option "Two-Step Verification." You can choose to receive a verification code by text, or through an authenticator app (Google Authenticator, Microsoft Authenticator, or Authy).
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Re: Two Factor Authentication

Postby scgallafent » Wed Oct 19, 2016 9:43 am

sbradshaw wrote:If you go to LDSAccount.LDS.org, on the left you will see an option "Two-Step Verification." You can choose to receive a verification code by text, or through an authenticator app (Google Authenticator, Microsoft Authenticator, or Authy).

This is not available for all accounts.

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Re: Two Factor Authentication

Postby russellhltn » Wed Oct 19, 2016 9:56 am

sbradshaw wrote:If you go to LDSAccount.LDS.org, on the left you will see an option "Two-Step Verification." You can choose to receive a verification code by text, or through an authenticator app (Google Authenticator, Microsoft Authenticator, or Authy).

I saw that at one time, but when I went back to respond to this thread, it was gone.
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Re: Two Factor Authentication

Postby bpanike » Sun Nov 20, 2016 1:25 pm

Thanks, I did not know that was there, I will enable it. I did check, the option was there on my account, it may have to do with your calling.
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Re: Two Factor Authentication

Postby skiddlyarcus » Sun Jan 08, 2017 4:47 pm

Kudos to whoever enabled the two step auth - you (all) deserve a raise!

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Re: Two Factor Authentication

Postby sbradshaw » Fri Jan 13, 2017 9:31 am

I just saw a new notice on the LDS Account sign-in page that two-step authentication is now available. I assume that means that it's now available for all users!
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