2FA Instructions for Amazon

Here are instructions for enabling two factor authentication (2FA) on Amazon:

  1. Login to Amazon
  2. Go to your account, then click Login & security
  3. Enter password
  4. Click Advanced Security Settings
  5. Click Get Started

Duo

  1. Click Authenticate App
  2. Open Duo and click the + in the top right and then take picture of QR code
  3. Type in 6 digit code from Duo
  4. Add a backup verification (in case you lose your phone or reset it) – select SMS and type in phone number
  5. Click send code, type in code from text message, click verify code and continue
  6. Scroll to the bottom and click Got it. Turn on Two-Step verification

Text Message/SMS

  1. Type in phone number
  2. Click send code
  3. Enter code from text message and click verify code and continue
  4. Enter backup verification number (in case you don’t have access to your number)
  5. Verify number or click skip verification and then save backup number
  6. Scroll to the bottom and click Got it. Turn on Two-Step verification

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