Sunday, January 10, 2016

Apple Id Process - Two Step Verification

The two-step verification adds an additional security protection between hackers and your account. Means you need to enter a pin code sent to your device, whenever you want to access your account from different computer or device.

Two Step Verification to Apple ID 

Step 1: Go to Apple’s My Apple ID using any compatible web browser. There you need to login to your Apple ID by clicking on the “Manage your Apple ID”. Now you need to enter your Apple ID and password and click “Sign In”.

Step 2: Once you’re done, you will be logged in there on the left hand side select the “Password and Security”. If you are asked for the security questions to your account security, answers them. Then you should be directed to “Security Settings” page.

Step 3: You will see Two-Step Verification at the top of the page, Click on Get Started section. You may come through few informative prompts, to enable two-step verification Apple suggests a complex password that includes at least 8 characters, one capital letter and one number.


Note: if you’re likely to change your password means you need to wait for 3 days before proceeding.

Step 4: Once you done, the devices that are access to your iCloud account should be listed in the next page. Then depending upon the option you select, tap on the “Verify” button to receive a 4 digit pin which will be sent via SMS or select Find My iPhone push notification. You should enter the code on the website, and if you wish verify all your devices, repeat the process.

Step 5:  Here a 14 digit Recovery Key will be given to you, save it where you could remember easily or else print or write it down, because this key is very important once you lose this key and forgot your password means, there is a chance of locking your account forever. In the next page you will be asked to confirm it.

Step 6: Lastly, you should confirm the conditions and risks of the two-step verification process. Now check on the “I understand” box and click on “Enable Two-Step Verification”, then a confirmation screen will appear saying, it’s been enabled, and the setup process is complete.