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How to enable Two Step Verification

Two Step Verification requires a six-digit verification code when logging in via the Linksys app or Linksys Smart WiFi using your Linksys cloud account.  The addition of this feature will help provide an additional layer of security and peace of mind for Linksys users.

Once you have enabled Two Step Verification, you will be prompted to enter a code whenever you log in with your Linksys cloud account from an unfamiliar device.  To learn how to enable this feature, follow the steps below.

 
Step 1:
Log in to the Linksys app or the LinksysSmartWiFi.com using your Linksys cloud account.
 
Step 2:
If you are using the Linksys app, tap on Account.  If you are using the Linksys Smart WiFi, click My Account. 
 
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Step 3:
Add a phone number or use your email address.
 
  • If you are going to use the text message method for verification, make sure to add a phone number in your account settings.
  • If you will be choosing the email method for verification, use the email address associated to your Linksys cloud account.  However, if you need to change or update your email address, you will need to create a NEW Linksys cloud account using your new email address.  For more information about this, click here.
 
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Step 4:
Turn ON 2-Step Verification.
 
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Step 5:
Choose a delivery method to send your verification code by simply toggling the switch to the ON position.  You can choose email, text, or both.
 
NOTE:  If you choose the email method, the code will be sent to the email address that you used to register your Linksys cloud account.  For more information about changing the email address associated with your Linksys cloud account,
click here.
 
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Step 6:
Check your email or text message and enter the verification code. 

NOTE:  The code expires after 15 minutes.  You may opt to resend the code if needed.

 
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Step 7:
Two Step Verification should now be enabled.  Tap or click Done.
 
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