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Authenticator app for RetroAchievements

Authenticator App for RetroAchievements

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

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

    RetroAchievements is a popular platform for retro gaming enthusiasts. If you're a fan of classic games, you'll love the selection of titles available on this platform. But with great gaming comes great responsibility, and that's where 2-factor authentication comes in.
     
    
     Enabling 2FA on RetroAchievements is a simple and effective way to protect your account from unauthorized access. With 2FA, you'll need to enter a unique code in addition to your password when logging in. This means that even if someone manages to steal your password, they won't be able to access your account without the 2FA code.
     
    
     Security and privacy are top priorities for RetroAchievements, and they take numerous measures to ensure that your data is safe. They use SSL encryption to protect your login information and other sensitive data, and they regularly monitor their systems for any suspicious activity.
     
    
     To further protect your account, it's important to follow some basic security tips. Make sure your password is strong and unique, and don't use the same password for multiple accounts. Avoid clicking on suspicious links or downloading unknown files, and always log out of your account when you're finished using it.
     
    
     In summary, enabling 2-factor authentication on RetroAchievements is a smart move for anyone who values their account security. With 2FA and some basic security measures, you can enjoy your favorite retro games with peace of mind.

    Service NameRetroAchievements

    Websiteretroachievements.org

    How to set up 2FA for RetroAchievementsDocumentation not found

    How to recover your RetroAchievements 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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