Two-Step Authentication Introduce by Twitter

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Twitter has finally introduced two-step authentication for its users to enhance security. For those who aren’t familiar, two-step authentication means that Twitter users – after inputing username and password – will be sent a unique passcode on their phones via SMS for every login. This passcode will be used as second password before users are actually logged-in the to the website. A confirmed email address and a verified mobile phone number is a must to use this feature.
 Here is how you can enable Two-Step Authentication for Twitter:

Two-Step Authentication


  1.  Visit your account settings page
  2. Select “Require a verification code when I sign in.” 
  3. Click on the link to “add a phone” and follow the prompts. 
  4. After you enroll in login verification, you’ll be asked to enter a six-digit code that we send to your phone via SMS each time you sign in to twitter.com. 

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Currently allowed third-party apps will continue to work with two-step authentication. However, for adding new apps – with two-step authentication enabled – users can go to app-page to request for a temporary password for app access. Pakistani users must keep this in mind that after you enable two-step authentication, there’s no way to login without passcode verification sent to you via SMS, even if your cellular network is offline.
Source: ProPakistani
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