How to Enable 2-Step Verification Feature in Your Twitter Account?

Good news for Twitter users! If you have an account on popular social networking website "Twitter" and you want to improve your account security to prevent from hackers, here is a useful tip for you.

Similar to Microsoft and Google, Twitter has also introduced "2-step verification" feature also known as "2-factor login authentication" for all Twitter users. With the help of this feature, you can add an extra layer of security to your Twitter account. Once you enable this feature, you'll be asked to enter a unique verification code whenever you try to log into your twitter account. This verification code will be sent to your mobile phone which has been registered in your Twitter account settings.

If you want to enable this new 2-step verification feature in your Twitter account, check out following simple steps:

1. First of all log into your Twitter account and open your account settings page.

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2. Now scroll down a little and you'll see a new section "Account security" which will contain a new option "Require a verification code when I sign in".

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3. Enable the option and it'll send an SMS (text message) to your registered mobile phone to test whether Twitter can send verification codes to your mobile phone.

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It'll take a few moments and you should receive an SMS on your mobile phone which will contain following text:

Twitter can send verification codes to this device!

4. If everything goes fine, Twitter will ask your current password to confirm changes. Enter your password and you have successfully enabled 2-step verification feature in your Twitter account.

Now whenever you'll try to log into your Twitter account, it'll ask to enter verification code along with your password which will definitely improve your account security.





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  • Done. Thanks.

  • Awesome. Thanks for the news VG. :)

  • BSNL not supported

  • Twitter doesn't support my operator... sigh...

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