How to enable 2-step authentication in WordPress using Google Authenticator

Google Authenticator works with 2-Step Verification for your WordPress Account to provide an additional layer of security when signing in. it’s protect your website from hackers. so i would recommended everyone please install the plugin, then your website have more secure.

Step 1 :

Gohead the plugins options and install the Google Authenticator plugin into your WordPress.

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Step : 2

Once the plugin is installed successfully, please click on the activate plugin option.

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Step : 3

Go to your users account settings, then you have options on window : Google   Authenticator Settings then click on the Show/Hide QR Code button, after you can scan the QR Code using the Google authenticator mobile app, then capture code into your mobile automatically.

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The Google authenticator app available for Android,Apple and Windows devices also. please use find the following the links and install the app into your mobile.

Android : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.authenticator2&hl=en

Apple  :  https://itunes.apple.com/in/app/google-authenticator/id388497605?mt=8

Windows Phone : https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/store/apps/authenticator/9nblggh08h54

Above steps are does completed at your WordPress dashboard, your login window prompt like as below :

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Note : Without authenticator code, you can’t login into your   WordPress account, so please keep your authenticator app on your mobile phone until remove the plugin from your WordPress.

 

 

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