SMS passwords are not very secure, and sometimes they are very insecure. Because; It’s easy to sneak a peek at passwords sent by SMS if lock-screen notifications are enabled. Also; using various underhanded tactics (simcard copy etc.), criminals can get hold of a the victim’s number can will communicate. Two-factor authentication adds an extra layer of security to your digital account. An authenticator app is an app you can download on your mobile device that will give you a six-digit code that you will need to use to log in with two-factor authentication.
When you enable 2FA, also known as two-step verification, Facebook, whatsapp, Amazon and other services will require a special code in addition to your regular password when signing into the app.
Authentication error when Signing in Using 2-Step Verification:
1 – Two factor verification code – error!
2- The login code you entered doesn’t match the one sent to your phone.Please check the number and try again.
If you receive a “2FA code error” after you input your Google Authentication code, please follow the instructions below to solve the problem:
Authenticator app 2FA codes are based on time and thus require the time on your phone to be in-sync with the official time. To make sure that you have the correct time on your device or Google Authenticator app, follow the instructions below.
1- Open the Google Authenticator app.
2- In the top right, tap the menu button (three vertical dots) and select Settings.
3- Under Settings there is a “Time correction for codes” option, please select it and then click on “Sync now“. On the next screen, you’ll see a confirmation that the time has been synced. You should now be able to use your verification codes.
Activate the option “Automatic date and time” in the settings of your mobile and afterwards resync Google Authenticator in the app settings.
That’s all. I hope you found this guide useful.
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