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Secure your client area login with 2FA

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To enable*** two factor authentication you will first require an OAUTH application for your tablet or smartphone

You can obtain these free from your mobile devices app store, search for “Google Authenticator” and download and install it

Once you have the OAUTH app installed next you can then follow the steps below

***if you are disabling 2FA you should already have the app installed

First you need to login to the client area HERE

 

When logged in click the dropdown arrow by your name as shown

And then select the “Security Settings” menu option

 

This will take you to the security settings for your client area

 

If you are enabling 2FA: –

You will now be able to start the process of enabling 2FA

To do this click “Click here to Enable”

 

If you are disabling 2FA: –

You can disable 2FA by clicking “Click Here to Disable” and you do not need to follow this guide further

 

For those enabling 2FA please proceed through this article

You will then see a screen similar to this one.

Next up involves the Google Authenticator application so open it up on your device.

In the app to add a new Authenticator click the +

Once you have clicked that depending on your device it may offer one or both options for adding the new Authenticator.

Scan barcode (if you have this option select it and point the devices camera onto the barcode on the screen)

Manual entry (if you only have this option or the Scan barcode is not working for you select this option) enter the account name (use a name you will recognise eg my pac login) and then enter the key code in from the screen and finally once done click the tick to add the Authenticator account.

Once that is complete you can now click “Confirm” as shown below.

On the next step you need to check everything is all setup and correct.

On your Google Authenticator app you will notice for the Authenticator you added there is a 6 digit number (it changes every 30 seconds)

Enter the current number in the authentication step as shown below and click “Confirm”

If everything has worked out correctly you will now be presented with a “Two-Factor Authentication Setup is Complete!” message.

You will also find a backup code to keep somewhere safe in case you ever lose your device with the authenticator app on or it is unavailable to you.

And that is it all done!