Set up a hardware security key for two-step authentication

  1. Go to your user profile.

  2. Click Add authentication step under the Two-step authentication section.

  3. Select Add security key.

  4. When prompted by the browser, plug in and tap your security key.

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(The interface might look different depending on your browser.)

  1. Next, enter a name for your security key. This will help you tell them apart if you add multiple security keys.

  2. Write down the backup code shown and store it in a safe place.

Next time you sign in, you can use this security key for two-step authentication instead of using receiving a verification code over SMS or through a phone app.

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