Safety of a social media account is not as important as keeping your bank account or credit card details. Many social media platforms are now offering two-factor authentication. WhatsApp already has two-factor authentication, and you can also secure your Twitter account with two-factor authentication on iPhone, Android, and The web.

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With this method, you can feel safe even if by God forbid you to lose your smartphone and want to keep your Twitter account as safe as a house. Securing your Twitter account via two-factor authentication on iPhone, Android, and the web is almost similar and can hardly take five minutes from your busy schedule.

How to Set Up Two-Factor Authentication for Twitter on iPhone, Android, and The WebHow to Set Up Two-Factor Authentication for Twitter on iPhone, Android, and The Web

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How to Enable Two-Factor Authentication for Twitter on iPhone and iPad

Step #1. Launch the Twitter app on your iOS device and tap on ‘Me’ tab at the bottom right corner of your screen.

Launch Twitter app on your iOS device and tap on Me tabStep #2. Now tap on the ‘gear icon’ and select ‘Settings and privacy’ option.

Tap on the gear icon and select Settings and privacy optionStep #3. Tap on Account and then on Security options.

Tap on Account and then on Security optionsStep #4. Now toggle the switch next to ‘Login verification’ to ON and then tap on ‘Confirm’ at the bottom.

Toggle the switch next to Login verification to ON and then tap on ConfirmStep #5. You must be on a new page and tap on ‘Start’ on that page.

Tap on StartStep #6. Now enter your Twitter password in the given space and tap on ‘Verify.’

Enter your Twitter password in the given space and tap on VerifyStep #7. Make sure that on the next page you have the correct phone number mentioned. If it is correct, then tap on ‘Send Code.’

Tap on Send CodeStep #8. Now you will receive a 6-digit verification code in your message box, type the same code in the given space and tap on ‘Submit.’

Type the same code in the given space and tap on Submit

Step #9. Tap on ‘Get backup code’ and once you get it, take a screenshot and save it so that you can access it in future.

From now onwards each time when you log in to your Twitter account you need to enter the verification code which you will receive on your smartphone as a text.

If you wish to disable this feature, then follow the same process above and in Step #4 toggle the switch to OFF.

How to Enable Two-Factor Authentication for Twitter on Android

Step #1. Launch the Twitter app on your Android device and tap on your Profile picture on the top right corner of your screen.

Launch Twitter app on your Android device and tap on your Profile pictureStep #2. Now tap on ‘Settings and Privacy’ and then tap on ‘Account’.

Tap on Settings and Privacy and then tap on AccountStep #3. Under the Account option tap on ‘Security’.

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Tap on Security under settingsStep #4. Next, check the box next to ‘Login verification’ then tap on ‘OK’ on the popup.

Check the box next to Login verification then tap on ‘OKStep #5. Now, Tap on ‘Start’ then enter your Twitter password in the given space and tap on ‘Verify.’

Tap on Start then enter your Twitter password in the given space and tap on VerifyStep #6. Next page you have the correct phone number mentioned. If it is correct, then tap on ‘Send Code.’

Tap on Send CodeStep #7. Now, you will receive a 6-digit verification code in your message box, enter a code in the given space and tap on ‘Submit.’

Enter a 6-digit verification code and then tap on SubmitStep #8. Tap on ‘Get backup code’ and once you get it, take a screenshot and save it so that you can access it in future.
Tap on Get backup code and once you get it, take a screenshot and save it

How to Enable Two-Factor Authentication for Twitter on the Web

Step #1. Go to twitter.com by using any browser on your smartphone or from your PC.

Step #2. Go to your Twitter profile and select Settings and Privacy.

Go to your Twitter profile and select Settings and PrivacyStep #3. Check the box next to Login verification under the Security option.

Check the box next to Login verification under the Security optionStep #4. Click on start and then enter your Twitter password in the given space and then click on Verify.

Click on start

Enter your Twitter password in the given space and then click on VerifyStep #5. Be assured about your phone number showing on the screen and then click on Send code.

click on Send codeStep #6. Once you receive code from Twitter in your smartphone, enter it in the given space and then click on Submit.

Enter the code and then click on Submit.Step #7. Click on the ‘Get Backup Code’ option and once generated, take a screenshot of it for future and then click on ‘Done.’ To finish the process.

Click on the Get Backup Code option

take a screenshot of it for future and then click on DoneThis is how you can set up two-factor authentication for Twitter on iPhone, Android, and the web. As you see the processes are very easy to do and by doing that you can easily secure your Twitter account forever.

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