How to Enable Gmail 2 Step Verification in QuickBooks

What do you mean by Gmail 2 step verification

The 2 step verification process is an added security to your already secured online QuickBooks account. In this article, we will discuss how you can enable the QuickBooks Gmail 2 step verification process. There are various ways through which you can activate the Gmail 2 step verification process. You need to follow the following steps to enable the two-step verification process.


  1. Enabling the Gmail 2 step verification process using Google Authenticator

The Google Authenticator app is available both on Android and iOS and you can download the same from Play Store or App Store as the case may be. This app is still not available for the windows phone. Follow the following steps to enable the 2 steps verification process.

1)    In the setting Turn ON the Google authentication button.

2)    Open the Google Authentication app on your mobile phone.

3)    Begin the setup of Google authentication. For this, you can either scan the barcode or manually enter the code of your QuickBooks Online account.

4)    After successfully scanning or entering the code you will receive a 6 digit verification code.

5)    You have to enter this verification code and select verify and save.

6)    Following these steps will enable the 2 step verification process in QuickBooks.

  1. Enabling the 2 step verification process from your Intuit online account

The 2 step verification process can be enabled even by the Intuit online account. For this, you will need to carry out the following process.

1)    First of all, log in to your Intuit account.

2)    Now go to the Security tab.

3)    As you select Turn On, the two-step verification process will get expanded.

4)    Here you will be prompted to enter your phone number. Enter your number and select turn on text messages verification.

5)    Select receive one-time-password using the phone number to enable the two-step verification code.

6)    Enter the OTP that you have received on your phone number and select continue.

Thus the aforesaid are the two ways in which you can enable your Gmail 2 step verification for QuickBooks. If however, you are facing any problem please feel free to come in touch with our QuickBooks Technical Professionals through we have a pool of trained technicians who are pro in resolving all the QuickBooks related queries.

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