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Authenticator app for University of California, Merced

Authenticator App for University of California, Merced

A step-by-step guide to activate 2FA in your University of California, Merced account.

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

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    Why you should use 2FA for University of California, Merced?

    The University of California, Merced is a great place to learn and grow, but it's also important to keep your personal information safe. That's why we recommend enabling 2-factor authentication (2FA) on your UC Merced account. 
     
    
     2FA adds an extra layer of security to your account by requiring a second form of verification in addition to your password. This can be a code sent to your phone or email, or even a biometric scan. By enabling 2FA, you can protect your account from unauthorized access and keep your personal information safe. 
     
    
     At UC Merced, your privacy and security are a top priority. The university uses industry-standard security measures to protect your data, and enabling 2FA can further enhance your account's security. 
     
    
     To enable 2FA on your UC Merced account, simply follow the instructions provided by the university. Be sure to choose a strong, unique password and never share it with anyone. Additionally, avoid using public Wi-Fi networks when accessing sensitive information and always log out of your account when finished. 
     
    
     By taking these simple steps, you can help ensure the safety and security of your personal information at UC Merced.

    Service NameUniversity of California, Merced

    Websiteucmerced.edu

    How to set up 2FA for University of California, MercedDocumentation

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

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