How to Enable Amazon Two-Step Verification?

To enable Two-Step Verification:

  1. Go to Advanced Security Settings.
  2. Click Get Started to set-up Two-Step Verification.
  3. Add your primary phone number (this phone must be able to receive SMS messages) or download and configure an authenticator app and click Send code.
  4. Enter the code that was sent to your phone number or generated through the authenticator app and click Verify code and continue.
  5. Do either of the following:
    • Add a back-up phone number and decide on delivery format (text message or voice call).
    • Download and configure an authenticator app. This will allow you to generate security codes when you're unable to receive messages to your device.

Now, you're enable the Two-Step Verification for your account.

Note: You won't be able to turn on Two-Step Verification without adding a back-up phone number. This is so that you have a back-up option to receive a security code if you no longer have access to your primary mobile device.

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