How to Setup 2FA via Sms or Authentication App

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) enhances the security of your Safelink account. Our step-by-step guide will walk you through the simple process of setting up 2FA using an authenticator app or SMS verification.

  1. To begin, login using your Safelink username and password.

  2. You will see an authentication setup screen where you can choose between the Authenticator App or SMS Authentication.

    Setting Up Two-Factor Authentication Using an Authenticator App

  3. Choose Authenticator App. 

    Click here to check the list of available authenticator apps that you can use in Safelink.

  4. Open the authenticator app on your phone and find the option to add an account. Scan the barcode or enter the provided key in your smartphone.

  5. The authenticator app will read the barcode on your screen and add your Safelink account to the app.

    Note: We are using Google Authenticator in the screenshots above. The options and display may vary slightly if you are using a different app.
  6. Click Proceed on the Safelink two-factor authentication setup page.
  7. A notification will appear to confirm your setup. Click Ok to proceed.

  8. Enter the code generated by your authenticator app and click Confirm Code.

  9. You can now access your workspace with added security.

    Two Factor Authentication using SMS Authentication

  10. Choose SMS Authentication and enter your mobile phone number. Click Confirm Number to verify your phone number.
  11. Check your mobile phone for the SMS verification code and enter it in the designated field. Then, click Confirm Code.
  12. You can now access your workspace with the added security of SMS authentication.