AuthenticatorHub Logo
Authenticator app for Plex

Authenticator App for Plex

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

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

    Plex is a popular media streaming platform that allows users to access their favorite movies, TV shows, and music from anywhere. However, with the rise of cyber threats, it's important to take extra precautions to protect your account. That's where 2-factor authentication comes in.
     Enabling 2FA on your Plex account adds an extra layer of security to your login process. This means that even if someone manages to obtain your password, they won't be able to access your account without the second factor of authentication. This could be a code sent to your phone or generated by an app like our Authenticator.
     At our Authenticator, we take security and privacy seriously. Our app uses end-to-end encryption to ensure that your 2FA codes are kept safe and secure. We also recommend using a strong and unique password for your Plex account, as well as regularly checking for any suspicious activity.
     By enabling 2FA on your Plex account, you can have peace of mind knowing that your personal information and media content are protected from unauthorized access. Don't wait until it's too late, take the necessary steps to secure your account today.

    Service NamePlex

    How to set up 2FA for PlexDocumentation

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