Two Factor Authentication

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Two Factor Authentication

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Will the Church consider two factor authentication for login in the future? I personally use it where I can and use a third party authenticator. This seems especially important for unit leaders who have access to a great deal of private information via their login.
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They already do in certain citations. A code is sent to your mobile number.
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Re: Two Factor Authentication

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If you go to LDSAccount.LDS.org, on the left you will see an option "Two-Step Verification." You can choose to receive a verification code by text, or through an authenticator app (Google Authenticator, Microsoft Authenticator, or Authy).
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sbradshaw wrote:If you go to LDSAccount.LDS.org, on the left you will see an option "Two-Step Verification." You can choose to receive a verification code by text, or through an authenticator app (Google Authenticator, Microsoft Authenticator, or Authy).
This is not available for all accounts.
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sbradshaw wrote:If you go to LDSAccount.LDS.org, on the left you will see an option "Two-Step Verification." You can choose to receive a verification code by text, or through an authenticator app (Google Authenticator, Microsoft Authenticator, or Authy).
I saw that at one time, but when I went back to respond to this thread, it was gone.
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Re: Two Factor Authentication

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Thanks, I did not know that was there, I will enable it. I did check, the option was there on my account, it may have to do with your calling.
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Kudos to whoever enabled the two step auth - you (all) deserve a raise!
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I just saw a new notice on the LDS Account sign-in page that two-step authentication is now available. I assume that means that it's now available for all users!
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Re: Two Factor Authentication

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From: https://ldsaccount.lds.org/help/twoStepVerification
"To improve security for all Church applications, like Online Donations and Ward Directory, check the box to “Enable Two-Step Verification to all Church applications”.
Without this selected, only LDS Account and a few applications that require Two-Step Verification will use this additional security measure.
Note: Some Church applications are not configured to handle Two-Step Verification at this time."

Does anyone have more information on this?
What applications will require two-step verification if I leave the defaults? What applications will not work if I enable "require for all"?
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Re: Two Factor Authentication issue

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I can't scan the code I need for my third party indicator on my new phone to access my account who would I talk talk to in my ward? :geek:
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