Two-Factor Authentication Using Google Authenticator

Two-Factor Authentication Using Google Authenticator

Overview

Two factor authentication adds an additional layer of security to your Matters.Cloud account and Client data. When you enable two-factor authentication in Matters.Cloud, users will be required to log in with their email address, password and a random number code generated by the Google Authenticator application which is available for iPhone and Android.

Setup Instructions

To get started all you need to do is log in to your account, click to edit your user profile and enable Two factor via the Security tab.

 



You will then be provided with simple instructions to setup the Google Authenticator app on your device, together with providing a barcode to scan:

 

Enable Google Two Factor Authentication

Setup Instructions - Microsoft Authenticator

1. Using Google Authenticator, press the + button
2. Select 'Scan barcode'
3. Use your phone's camera to scan the barcode.

Secure Login Using Two Factor

Once you have enabled two factor authentication, you will be required to enter a randomized code from your Google Authenticator app on your device each time you login to Matters.Cloud from a new location.


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