Securing your smartphone from hackers or thieves should be your utmost priority. When a chat messenger app like WhatsApp has two-step authentication security, then you should know how you can set up two-factor authentication for your Apple ID because it carries your personal information.

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Not only personal information but it also holds your payment details and photographs, videos, iMessages and many more sensitive data as well. So it is highly advisable for anyone who is using iPhone must set two-factor authentication for Apple ID. Here is the simple process on how you can do that.

How to Set Up Two-Factor Authentication for Your Apple ID on iPhone and MAC

How to Set Up Two-Factor Authentication for Your Apple ID on iPhone and MAC

How to Set Up Two-Factor Authentication for Your Apple ID on iPhone

Step #1. Launch Settings on your iPhone or iPad and then tap on iCloud.

Launch Settings on your iPhone then tap on iCloud

Step #2. Now, tap on your Apple ID and then tap on ‘Password & Security.’

Tap on your Apple ID and then tap on Password & Security

Step #3. Tap on ‘Turn on Two-Factor Authentication’ option and then on Continue to follow the on-screen instructions.

Tap on Turn on Two-Factor Authentication option and then on Continue

How to Set Up Two-Factor Authentication for Your Apple ID on MAC

Step #1. Click on Apple Menu and then on System Preferences on your Mac.

Click on Apple Menu and then on System Preferences on your Mac

Step #2. Click on iCloud and log in with your Apple ID.

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Click on iCloud

Click on iCloud and log in with your Apple ID

Step #3. Now, Click on Account Details then click on ‘Security’ option from the top bar options, you will be able to click on ‘Turn on Two-factor Authentication.’

Click on Account Details

Cick on Security option from the top bar options, you will be able to click on Turn on Two-factor Authentication

Step #4. Click on Continue.

Click on Continue

Step #5. Enter your mobile number and click on ‘Continue’.

Enter your mobile number and click on Continue

Step #6. Now, Enter the Apple Verification code, which you received on your mobile then click on Continue.

Enter the Apple Verification code

Just in case you want to replace your current iPhone with the new one or want to sell it or it is stolen then first you need to turn this option by following the same process mentioned above.

Also Read: How to Change Email Address Associated with Your Apple ID

This process now makes your Apple ID more secure than ever before. Do let us know what you think about it? You can give your views on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus or here in the comments box.