Introduction to Google's Two-Step Verification

Quick and easy-to-follow introduction for Google Workspace users

What is two-step verification: Getting started

  • 2-step verification (2SV) is the best way to ensure your Google account is as protected from unauthorized access as possible.
What Is Two-Step Verification (Two-Factor Authentication / 2FA)

When to enable two-step verification

  • When you want your account to have the best security feature.

How two-step verification works

  • After you enable 2SV for your account, to log in, you must go through a second verification step, in addition to entering your password. 
  • Even if someone can crack your password, going through the second step is much more challenging.

Two-step verification methods

Two-step verification and third-party apps

How to enable two-step verification

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