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Support Team Tips: Why we recommend Google Authenticator

GA-3Two-Step verification, also known as Two-Factor Authentication (2FA), is an extra layer of security that requires use of a one-time passcode plus your regular password to access your wallet. We highly recommend all users enable this option in some form.

Our primary 2FA recommendation for users is Google Authenticator, a handy little app available for Android and iOS. Codes are generated every 30 seconds, and they’re available right on your phone. You’ll just need to make sure the time on your device is set to automatic, otherwise the codes will appear out of sync. It definitely stands out from other Two-Step options like email or SMS. Here’s why:

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*For a detailed tutorial on how to set up Google Authenticator for your wallet, please visit our Support Center. *