Discord is a well-known and secure platform to keep in touch with community members through servers. However, it also facilitates the user to set up the 2FA (Two-Factor Authentication) in order to add the extra security layer. So that only the official user can log in to the Discord account.
This post will demonstrate the method for setting up Discord’s Two-Factor Authentication.
How to Set Up Discord Two-Factor Authentication?
The user can easily set up the Two-Factors authentication in the user’s account settings. Let’s have a look at the detailed guide for setting up Two-Factor authentication.
Step 1: Access User’s Settings
First, launch the Discord application and press the settings “Gear” icon to access the user’s settings:
Step 2: Enable Two-Factor Authentication
From the “USER SETTINGS”, press the “Enable Two-Factor Auth” option available under the “My Account” section:
Step 3: Enter Password
Next, enter the password for the Discord account and hit the “Continue” button:
Step 4: Scan QR Code
A pop-up will appear with a QR code to scan which will give the user a 6-digit verification that will be added to the “LOG IN WITH YOUR CODE” field:
Note: The user can download the “Authy” or “Google Authenticator” app from the play store in order to scan the QR code for the verification code. Here, we are using the “Google Authenticator”:
Step 5: Activate Authentication
Launch the “Google Authenticator” application, scan the given QR code, and add the verification code. Then, press the “Activate” button:
Step 6: Add Phone Number
The Two-Factor Authentication is activated and the user will see the two options “Add Phone Number” and “Download Backup”. These options can be used to recover the account if the users lose their authenticator app. Hit the “Add Phone Number” button:
Step 7: Get Code
Enter the mobile number for the Discord account and press the “Send” button to get the verification code:
Once the user receives the code, enter it to proceed further.
Step 8: Mark Captcha
Mark and verify the given captcha as shown:
Step 9: Confirm Password
Finally, re-enter the Discord account password for confirmation and press the “Confirm” button:
Step 10: Verification
Two-Factor authentication has been fully set up on Discord as shown below:
That’s all about setting up the Two-Factor authentication in Discord.
To set up the Two-Factors authentication, go to the “USER SETTINGS”, and press the “Enable Two-Factors Auth” button in the “My Account” Settings. Then, open the “Google Authenticator” application on the mobile, scan the QR code, and activate Two-Factors authentication by entering the scanned activation code. After that, add the mobile number for recovering the account. This write-up has illuminated the detailed step-by-step procedure to set up Two-factor authentication.