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Authenticator app for Santander [PT]

Authenticator App for Santander [PT]

A step-by-step guide to activate 2FA in your Santander [PT] account.

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

    Santander customers in Portugal can now add an extra layer of security to their accounts by enabling two-factor authentication (2FA). By doing so, they can protect their personal and financial information from unauthorized access and potential fraud.
     2FA requires users to provide two forms of identification before accessing their accounts. This can include a password and a unique code sent to their mobile device or email. By requiring this additional step, it makes it much harder for hackers to gain access to sensitive information.
     Santander takes security and privacy seriously, and enabling 2FA is just one way they are working to keep their customers safe. It's important to remember to never share your login credentials with anyone, and to always use strong, unique passwords.
     By enabling 2FA, Santander customers in Portugal can have peace of mind knowing that their accounts are protected by an extra layer of security.

    Service NameSantander [PT]

    How to set up 2FA for Santander [PT]Documentation

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

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