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Two-Step Authentication How-To?

Discussion in 'Community Help Center' started by AB8MA, May 5, 2018.

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  1. AB8MA

    AB8MA Subscriber QRZ Page

    Can anybody point out where to find instructions for setting up Two-Step Authentication on QRZ? Are a smart phone or tablet required? I own neither.

    Can I use email to receive the token?
    Last edited: May 5, 2018
  2. NN4RH

    NN4RH Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Go to the QRZ home page
    Click on your callsign
    Click on My Account

    Should be right there at the top
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  3. AB8MA

    AB8MA Subscriber QRZ Page

    Looks like a cell phone or smart phone is required; email is not an option.

    I'm out.
  4. AB8MA

    AB8MA Subscriber QRZ Page

    I am confused. It looks like I still need a mobile device. My only mobile device is a laptop. Is this sufficient to run the Google Authenticator?
  5. KP4SX

    KP4SX XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    Any way to do this without a cellphone or "mobile device" ?
  6. ND6M

    ND6M Ham Member QRZ Page

    any phone that will receive a text message will work
  7. KA9JLM

    KA9JLM Ham Member QRZ Page

    Do you feel more secure now ?

    QRZ now offers enhanced login security for its members. By using this option, you can protect your QRZ account from access by unauthorized individuals.

    Two Factor Authentication means that that two pieces of information, in addition to your user name, are required to complete the login process. One of those pieces of information is your QRZ password and the other is a time limited secret code, called a token, that is either generated by an App on your device, or is sent to you via text message. Once you have enabled 2FA, your password, even if accidentally shared or disclosed to others, will not compromise your account because your second factor (the token code) cannot be stolen. QRZ recommends this facility for all of its users.
  8. ND6M

    ND6M Ham Member QRZ Page

    Well,.......................... Yes
  9. VE3CGA

    VE3CGA XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    okay I'm also trying to do the 2 step
    there is no cell phone here
    and the phone doesnt do txt msgs
    yes I live in the dark ages
    so how can I get 2 step verified
    I have got the qr image and can get a secret code number but the window asking to enter the number wont accept
    the anything past a 6 digit number

    what to do
  10. VE3CGA

    VE3CGA XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    also I use several computers and operating systems and dont want to be doing certificate madness like lotw
    is there anyway around this?

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