TeamViewer 2-Factor Authentication Set up is to add an extra layer of security to TeamViewer account. In case you have an account with TeamViewer , be rest assured you need to secure and protect account with two factor authentication. TeamViewer 2-Factor Authentication Set up – Protect & Secure Account.
2 Factor authentication is also called 2 steps verification or multi factor authentication. Its comes in anytime you want to login or access TeamViewer admin or account, some set of information is highly required in order to connect online. Those information comes as a code sent during time of authenticating account.
If the person has your password and login details, like email and so, such person can not access account with another device, if you set up or enable two factor authentication. For any unauthorized attempt made on the account with another device , two factor authentication will stop and hinders it from taking place.
Once someone wants to access your TeamViewer account with another device, they will ask for code sent during time of authenticating account. This is code, the code will be sent as TEXT MESSAGE or PHONE CALL. You are the one to decide how to get your own code.
Make sure you enable or set up two factor authentication after reading down the post. You are free to deactivate or turn off 2 factor authentication after testing the feature on your account. TeamViewer is really nice when users account is highly secured and protected from intruders.
TeamViewer is a known and popular proprietary software application. It works and operates as web conferencing , desktop sharing , remote control, online meetings and some other file transfer between computers. The only way to enjoy their services to the last call is to have sign up online and secure it with two factor authentication.
How to Setup Two Factor Authentication on TeamViewer
- Log in to your TeamViewer account with normal information from here login.teamviewer.com.
- Click on the Edit profile , which is down hand side of your profile name (upper right corner).
- Click on the Activate link which is under the General –> Two factor authentication and go with the onscreen instructions.
- Click on the Save button inside the Profile settings dialog so as to conclude the setting or activation.
How to Deactivate or Turn off Two Factor Authentication on TeamViewer
There are different set of two ways to deactivate two-factor authentication on TeamViewer.
From User Profile Settings:
- Login to your TeamViewer account with normal information from here login.teamviewer.com.
- Click on profile name and then you can select Edit profile.
- Click on the Deactivate link which is down hand side of General –> Two factor authentication.
- Enter all the security code shown by the authenticator app.
- Tap on the Deactivate button.
With use of the Recovery Code
- Click on to deactivate two-factor authentication.
- Add your normal email address and also your password TeamViewer account.
- Add the recovery code that you got during the time of authentication process.
- Click on Deactivate button.
How to Recover Code
Anytime you are setting up two-factor authentication for TeamViewer Account, then you get an personal recovery code, which you must save in a secured place. (You are meant to have to download and install, print or copy the code before you proceeding with the set up process)
In case you lose access to your normal mobile device or an authenticator app on the very device, recovery code is the last resort to deactivate two-factor authentication. The recovery code allows and gives you room to login again with normal email and password through here https://login.teamviewer.com/LogOn#deactivate-tfa
This recovery code is very strong and powerful. Therefore, try to keep it secure and cool place.
In case you mistakenly lose it, you can now access code in the Management Console through –> Edit profile –> General –> View Recovery Code. Better know that you need security code to see the recovery code.
For more information on this, kindly go to https://community.teamviewer.com/t5/Knowledge-Base/Two-factor-authentication-Activation-and-Deactivation/ta-p/66#
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