PSA: Make Sure You Have a Backup for Two-Factor Authentication

Cameron Summerson, How-To Geek, Jul 18, 2018
Commentary by Stephen Downes

This public service announcement may save you a lot of time and heartache in the future. Online services have really been pushing you to accept two-factor authentication. That's where you give them a mobile phone number so they can text secret codes to confirm your logic. It's a great idea - until you lose your phone. So you need to have a plan. This article shows how to save your backup codes for Google and Apple, which is probably enough for most people, but if you use Microsoft or whatever you need to make sure you're covered.

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