Two-factor authentication

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With two-factor authentication, you'll enter your password and a verification code every time you log in. If someone else gets your password, they can't log in without access to your phone or your backup code.

Note that two-factor authentication can only be set up on your computer from a trusted web browser.

Turn on two-factor authentication

  1. Log in to Pinterest on a trusted web browser
  2. Click   at the top of Pinterest to open your menu
  3. Click Edit settings
  4. Scroll down to the “Security” section
  5. Toggle the switch next to "Require code at login"
  6. Confirm your password and click Next
  7. Add your phone number and click Next
  8. Check your text messages for a code sent by SMS
  9. Enter your code and click Verify
  10. Write down your backup code and keep it somewhere safe

To set up two-factor authentication, log in to Pinterest on your computer from a trusted web browser.

To set up two-factor authentication, log in to Pinterest on your computer from a trusted web browser.

Make sure you have a trusted phone that can receive text messages and a safe place to save your backup code. If you enable two-factor authentication, your backup code is the only way you can log in to Pinterest without access to your phone.

You can link a phone number to one account. If you want to enable two-factor authentication on more than one account, you'll need more than one phone number with texting enabled.

Turn off two-factor authentication

  1. Log in to Pinterest on a trusted web browser
  2. Click  at the top of Pinterest to open your menu
  3. Click Edit settings to open your settings
  4. Scroll down to the "Security" section
  5. Toggle the switch next to "Require code at login"
  6. Confirm your password and click Turn off

To set up two-factor authentication, log in to Pinterest on your computer from a trusted web browser.

To set up two-factor authentication, log in to Pinterest on your computer from a trusted web browser.

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