How Do I: Set up 2-Factor Authentication

This article describes the process of enabling 2-Factor Authentication on your CalArts email account.

1. Log into your CalArts email account

Log into your CalArts email account

2. Select: Google Apps > My Account

Select: Google Apps > My Account

3. Select: Sign-in & security

Select: Sign-in & security

4. Select: 2-Step Verification

Select: 2-Step Verification

4.1. Choose a phone number that you have access to in order to receive authentication verification codes

Choose a phone number that you have access to in order to receive authentication verification codes

5. Enter the verification code

After signing-in again, complete your phone verification by entering the verification code that was sent via text or voice call.

Enter the verification code

6. Check to see which way you are currently set up to receive verification codes > Switch to the Google Authenticator app

Check to see which way you are currently set up to receive verification codes > Switch to the Google Authenticator app

6.1. Select your phone type

Select your phone type

7. Install Google Authenticator (if you don't already have it) from the App Store, and set up Authenticator

Install Google Authenticator (if you don't already have it) from the App Store, and set up Authenticator

7.1. Use your phone's camera, inside of the app, to scan the barcode on your computer.

Use your phone's camera, inside of the app, to scan the barcode on your computer.

7.2. After using your phone's camera to scan the barcode on your computer, a code will appear on your phone's Google Authenticator app.

After using your phone's camera to scan the barcode on your computer, a code will appear on your phone's Google Authenticator app.

7.3. Insert that code, on your computer.

Insert that code, on your computer.

8. You should see this message, on your computer, if the setup was successful

You should see this message, on your computer, if the setup was successful

9. And that's it. The next time you log in, you should be presented with a screen that says something similar to this:

Open the Google Authenticator app (on your phone) and enter your code.

And that's it. The next time you log in, you should be presented with a screen that says something similar to this:

10. Enjoy the security of 2-factor Authentication.

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