AuthenticatorHub Logo
Authenticator app for Mega

Authenticator App for Mega

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

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

    Mega is a cloud storage platform that allows users to store and share files securely. However, even with strong passwords, accounts can still be vulnerable to hacking attempts. This is where 2-factor authentication (2FA) comes in.
     Enabling 2FA on your Mega account adds an extra layer of security by requiring a second factor, such as a code generated by an authenticator app like ours. This means that even if someone manages to obtain your password, they won't be able to access your account without the second factor.
     At our Authenticator app, we take security and privacy seriously. Our app uses end-to-end encryption to protect your 2FA codes, and we never store any of your personal information. By using our app with Mega's 2FA feature, you can have peace of mind knowing that your files are safe and secure.
     In addition to enabling 2FA, it's important to follow other security and privacy tips, such as regularly updating your password and avoiding public Wi-Fi when accessing sensitive information. By taking these precautions, you can ensure that your online accounts and personal information remain protected.

    Service NameMega

    How to set up 2FA for MegaDocumentation

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

    Enhance your security with AuthOne, the ultimate Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) and Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) solution for iOS. Safeguard your accounts with an additional layer of protection, ensuring only authorized access to your sensitive data.