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Authenticator App for Lemmy

A step-by-step guide to activate 2FA in your Lemmy account.

To enable Two-Factor Authentication for your Lemmy account, follow these steps:

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

    Lemmy is a social news aggregation platform that allows users to create and join communities based on their interests. With so much personal information being shared on the platform, it's important to take steps to protect your account from unauthorized access. That's where 2-factor authentication comes in.
     
    
     Enabling 2FA on your Lemmy account adds an extra layer of security to your login process. Instead of just entering your password, you'll also need to enter a unique code generated by an app like our Authenticator. This means that even if someone manages to steal your password, they won't be able to access your account without also having access to your phone.
     
    
     At our Authenticator, we take security and privacy seriously. All of your 2FA codes are stored locally on your device, so there's no risk of them being intercepted or stolen. We also recommend using a strong, unique password for your Lemmy account and enabling 2FA on any other accounts that support it.
     
    
     By enabling 2-factor authentication on your Lemmy account, you can rest easy knowing that your personal information is safe and secure. So why wait? Download our Authenticator app today and start protecting your accounts.

    Service NameLemmy

    Websitejoin-lemmy.org

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

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