How to Set Up Two Factor Authentication on iPhone

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August 11, 2017 09:00 / Posted by Lisa Ou

Do you know iPhone Two Factor Authentication? What can it do for your iPhone?

If you want to know the answers to these questions, you should keep moving to get what you want.

1. What is two factor authentication?

Two-factor authentication is an extra layer of security for your Apple ID designed to ensure that you are the only person who can access your account, even if someone knows you password.

Your account can only be accessed on your trusted devices, like your iPhone, iPad or Mac. You need to verify that you trust the new device with your password and six-digit verification code which displayed on your trusted devices automatically if you want to use your Apple ID on a new device.

You won’t be asked for a verification code on that device again unless you sign out completely, erase iOS device or want to change the password for security reasons.

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2. How to Turn On Two Factor Authentication

Below are steps to turn on two-factor authentication for Apple ID.

Go to Settings > your name > Password & Security if you are using iOS or later. Or you can go to Go to Settings > iCloud > your Apple ID > Password & Security if you are using iOS 10.2 or earlier.

Tap turn on Two-Factor Authentication.

Tap Continue.

Enter a phone number to receive the verification codes when you sign in. You can choose to receive the codes by text message or phone call, then tap Next.

Enter the code and turn on two-factor authentication.

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3. How to Remove Trusted device for 2 Factor Authentication

You will have questions about how to do if you don’t use one of these trusted devices anymore. You can view and manage the list of trusted devices, which shows the devices that you are currently signed in to with your Apple ID. Here are simple steps to remove a trusted device.

Go to Settings > Your name.

Scroll down to find the trusted device which you want to remove and tap on it.

Then you can see the detailed information of the device you trusted, tap the Remove From Account.

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4. How to Turn Off Two Factor Authentication

If you choose the Recover from iCloud Backup File recover mode with FoneLab for iOS, you will be asked to turn off two-factor authentication on your device. After that, you can turn it on or turn it off as you like. Please kindly note that you can't turn off two-factor authentication for some accounts created in iOS 10.3 or macOS Sierra 10.12.4 and later. If you created your Apple ID in an earlier version of iOS or macOS, you can turn off two-factor authentication. Below are how to turn off two factor authentication.

Go to the Apple ID account pageLink out icon and sign in your account.

Find Security and click Edit on the right.

Click Turn Off Two-Factor Authentication.

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Create new security questions and verify you date of birth.

If you don't see the option to turn off two-factor authentication on your Apple ID account page, that means you can't turn it off.

5. Remove All Settings on iPhone with FoneEraser for iOS

There are more and more data stored on iPhone as the time goes. Such as photos, videos, apps, settings and more. If you think the storage of your phone is almost full and want to remove them to free up your iPhone space, you can use FoneEraser for iOS to clear iPhone data. It has great features to make your iPhone run more smoothly.

  1. This software fully supports iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
  2. There are three erasing levels for options.
  3. It ensures you deleted data can not be recovered.
  4. It is safe and easy to use.

Steps below is how to clear all settings on iPhone.

Download and install the software on your computer. Then it will be launched automatically. If not, please double click the program icon to open it.

Connect iOS Device

Connect your iPhone or iPad with USB cable, then tap Trust on your device screen if it pops up.

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Choose a erasing level from the High Level, Medium Level and Low Level. The High Level is recommended to you here.

Select Erase Mode

Click the Start icon on the right after everything is ready.

Click Start

Click Yes to confirm you want to erase your device again.

Start Erasing

As you see,erase iPhone or iPad with FoneEraser for iOS is simple and safe. It also enables you to delete photos, wipe cache data on your device. Why not download and have a try now!

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