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Authenticator app for HSBC [UK]

Authenticator App for HSBC [UK]

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

To enable Two-Factor Authentication for your HSBC [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 HSBC [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 HSBC [UK] account using the Authenticator App. This step will link the app to your HSBC [UK] account.
  • The Authenticator App will generate a time-based one-time password (TOTP) for your HSBC [UK] account. Enter this code into the designated field on the HSBC [UK] website to verify the setup.
  • Once the verification is successful, Two-Factor Authentication will be enabled for your HSBC [UK] account.
  • From this point onward, whenever you log in to your HSBC [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 HSBC [UK]?

    HSBC [UK] is a popular banking platform that offers a range of financial services to its customers. To ensure the security of your account, it is highly recommended that you enable 2-factor authentication (2FA) on your HSBC account. 
     2FA adds an extra layer of security to your account by requiring a second form of authentication, such as a code sent to your phone or a fingerprint scan. This makes it much harder for hackers to gain access to your account, even if they have your password. 
     Enabling 2FA on your HSBC account is easy and can be done through the settings menu. Once enabled, you will be prompted to enter a code every time you log in, making it much harder for anyone to access your account without your permission. 
     In addition to enabling 2FA, there are other steps you can take to ensure the security and privacy of your HSBC account. Make sure to use a strong, unique password and never share it with anyone. Avoid using public Wi-Fi networks when accessing your account, as these can be easily hacked. 
     By taking these simple steps, you can ensure the security and privacy of your HSBC account and protect your finances from potential threats. So don't wait, enable 2FA on your HSBC account today and enjoy peace of mind knowing that your account is secure.

    Service NameHSBC [UK]

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

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

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