If you’re an avid user of Dropbox, concerns about your Dropbox Account security, then we’ve a good news for you.
Dropbox now supports Two Step Verification setup for logging in, which will eventually reduce the number of attacks and suspicious activities on your Dropbox account.
Two Step Verification on Dropbox is highly recommended security step/trick which will add another protection layer to your Dropbox account.
Could you please tell me, what in Layman terms, Two Step Verification means?
Two Step Verification is a process, if enabled, will ask users to log in to their accounts, after feeding in the security code, which they’d be receiving on their phones via SMS(no internet connection required).
Google, Yahoo and other biggies, already allow their users to enable Two Step Verification to their respective service accounts, but if you’d like to enable Two Step Verification on Dropbox, here’s how you could do it.
How To Enable Two Step Verification On Dropbox
- First of all, visit this link. Two Step Verification On Dropbox. You’ll land on Security tab of your Dropbox account(Sign in to your Dropbox account, if you’re not). Scroll a bit to reach “Account sign in“.
- Click the “change” in front of ”Two-step verification” to start the process.
- For security reasons, you’ll asked to re-enter your password to confirm the process.
- How would you like to receive your security codes? I prefer text messages, so requesting you to choose the same “Use text messages“.
- Please Enter your mobile phone number. You’ll receive a code shortly. Please enter that code to verify your mobile phone number.
- Important : Please save this emergency backup code to disable two step verification and access your account, in case you ever lose your phone.
So, that’s how you could easily enable two step verification on your Dropbox account by adding an essential step on the logging-in process.
We’d appreciate if you share your experience with us or if any problem you’re facing while going through the process.