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Authenticator app for University of Otago

Authenticator App for University of Otago

A step-by-step guide to activate 2FA in your University of Otago account.

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

    Why you should use 2FA for University of Otago?

    The University of Otago takes security seriously, and that's why they offer 2-factor authentication (2FA) to their users. By enabling 2FA, you add an extra layer of security to your account, making it much harder for hackers to gain access to your personal information.
     With 2FA, you'll need to enter a unique code in addition to your password when logging in. This code is generated by an app like ours, and it changes every few seconds, making it virtually impossible for anyone to guess or steal.
     Our Authenticator app is the perfect solution for University of Otago users who want to enable 2FA. It's easy to use, and it stores all your codes securely in one place. Plus, it's free!
     When it comes to security and privacy, it's important to take every precaution possible. That's why we recommend enabling 2FA on all your accounts, not just at the University of Otago. Additionally, make sure to use strong, unique passwords for each account, and never share your login information with anyone.
     By taking these simple steps, you can protect yourself from cyber threats and keep your personal information safe. So why wait? Enable 2FA today and enjoy peace of mind knowing your accounts are secure.

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

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