Apple’s native password manager iCloud Keychain has gained a number of helpful features over the years. One of the best safety features iCloud Keychain offers is two-factor authentication for passwords. You can easily set up 2FA for supported apps and services as an added layer of security for your personal information. Here’s how.
Learn how to set up two-factor authentication for passwords on iPhone
With the release of iOS 15, Apple made two-factor authentication a native feature in its iCloud Keychain. Check out how to set up a verification code for supported apps and services below:
- Launch Settings from the Home screen of your iPhone.
- Go to Passwords.
- Use Touch ID or Face ID to access your saved information.
- Tap whichever app you want to set up two-factor authentication for.
- Tap Set Up Verification Code.
- Tap Setup Key or QR Code.
- Follow the on-screen instructions to set up two-factor authentication.
Now, whenever you sign into an app or service, you head to the Passwords menu in Settings to access the live timer and code.
We hope this guide helped you learn how to set up two-factor authentication for passwords on iPhones. If you have any questions, let us know in the comments below.
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