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Authenticator app for Barclays [UK]

Authenticator App for Barclays [UK]

A step-by-step guide to activate 2FA in your Barclays [UK] account.

To enable Two-Factor Authentication for your Barclays [UK] account, follow these steps:

  • Begin by downloading the Authenticator App on your device. You can find it in your Apple device's App Store. Alternatively, you can scan the QR code provided or click on the "Download on the App Store" button below.
  • Download the Authenticator App from the App Store
    Scan QR code to download the Authenticator App

    Scan to download the app

  • Once the Authenticator App is installed, open it on your device.
  • In the Barclays [UK] account settings, locate the Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) or 2-Step Verification option.
  • Choose the option to set up 2FA and select the Authenticator App as your preferred method.
  • Scan the QR code displayed on your Barclays [UK] account using the Authenticator App. This step will link the app to your Barclays [UK] account.
  • The Authenticator App will generate a time-based one-time password (TOTP) for your Barclays [UK] account. Enter this code into the designated field on the Barclays [UK] website to verify the setup.
  • Once the verification is successful, Two-Factor Authentication will be enabled for your Barclays [UK] account.
  • From this point onward, whenever you log in to your Barclays [UK] account, you'll need to enter both your password and the temporary code generated by the Authenticator App to enhance the security of your account.

    Download the Authenticator App from the App Store
    Scan QR code to download the Authenticator App

    Scan to download the app

    Why you should use 2FA for Barclays [UK]?

    Barclays is a leading financial institution in the UK, offering a range of banking and investment services to its customers. As part of its commitment to security, Barclays offers 2-factor authentication (2FA) to its customers. Enabling 2FA is a simple and effective way to protect your account from unauthorized access.
     By enabling 2FA, you add an extra layer of security to your account. This means that even if someone manages to obtain your password, they won't be able to access your account without the second factor, which is typically a code sent to your phone or generated by an app. This makes it much harder for hackers to gain access to your account, even if they have your login credentials.
     Barclays takes security and privacy very seriously, and 2FA is just one of the many measures it has in place to protect its customers. When you enable 2FA, you can be confident that your account is secure and that your personal and financial information is protected.
     To ensure the highest level of security, it's important to follow some basic security and privacy tips. This includes using a strong, unique password for your account, never sharing your login credentials with anyone, and keeping your phone and other devices secure.
     Overall, enabling 2FA is a simple and effective way to protect your account and your personal information. If you're a Barclays customer, we highly recommend enabling 2FA to ensure the highest level of security for your account.

    Service NameBarclays [UK]

    How to set up 2FA for Barclays [UK]Documentation

    How to recover your Barclays [UK] accountIf you have lost access to your two-factor authentication (2FA) code generator, please get in touch with the Barclays [UK] support team support team for assistance.

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