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Setting up TOTP multi-factor authentication
Setting up TOTP multi-factor authentication

Read how to setup Time-based One Time Password to add additional security to your account.

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Written by Hannah Cullen
Updated over a week ago

Already set up SMS two factor authentication?
Read our guide on how to switch from SMS and set up TOTP on your account.

Follow these steps to set up TOTP on your GovernorHub account:

  1. Click on Profile in the top right hand corner:

  2. Click on settings:

  3. Then choose 'privacy and security':

  4. Scroll down and click on 'update your password or Sign In settings':

  5. A new tab will now open in your browser. Click on the pencil next to two-factor authentication:

  6. Next you will see this setup screen:

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You can continue to set up TOTP:

  • using an authenticator app on your phone (such as Authy or Google Authenticator which are available for Android or iOS). Open the app on your phone and scan the QR code.

  • Or, using an in-browser tool (such as Authenticator extension for Google Chrome or Microsoft Authenticator). Copy the code into the in-browser tool.

7. Whether using an app or in-browser tool, you will be given a 6-digit code by your authenticator. Please copy this code into the box and click verify.

8. TOTP is now set-up.

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