Two-factor authentication, or 2FA, is an extra step to better protect your account. Enabling two-factor authentication improves the security of your PCextreme account and all your intellectual property. It’s an extra layer of security for your account that makes you the only person who can access your account, even if someone knows or tries to guess your password.

When you log in, in addition to the email address and password, you will be asked for an extra security code. This security code is generated by an App on your phone.

Download the authenticator app

There are multiple options. Two examples are Google Authenticator or Twillio Authy

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Enable Two-factor authentication in the control panel

Login at the control panel[link] and select Personal settings


Next, navigate to  Sign-in & Security in the menu on the left.


On the following page, click on Two-step authentication


Enter your current password to advance. In the following screen, click on Set up


A QR-code will be displayed, which you can Scan with your 2FA App.


In your app, the account will be actived, and a code will be shown.


Use your code to finalize the setup.