Nowadays, online hackers or thieves are smart enough to get your log in details and loot some of your personal information without your authentication. Taking into the account, likewise Gmail, Apple has added two-factor authentication function to add an extra protection. Well, if you are an Apple users, you should how to set up two-factor authentication for Apple ID.
Of course, your Apple account carries your personal information, payment details, photographs, videos, iMessages, and much more sensitive data. So, you won’t want anyone to steal your data. Hence, it is highly advisable for anyone who is using iOS device or Mac gadget must set up two-factor authentication for Apple ID. Let’s find out how to do it.
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.
Step #2. Now, 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.
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.
Step #2. 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.’
Step #4. Click on Continue.
Step #5. 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.
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.
This process now makes your Apple ID more secure than ever before. So, now your iCloud data is safe and secure. 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.