12029 – How to Add a Two Factor Authentication for Admin Users

If you want to enhance the security of your admin area, enable 2FA for specific admin users.

 

To Do This
  • Go to Settings in the left-sidebar menu and then select Admin Users.
  • Click the name of the user or click on the Edit (pencil) in the right part of the name.
  • At the bottom of the settings, you will find the option Security and click on plus (+) icon.
  • Click Enable on Two Factor Authentication.
  • A pop up Steps to Enable Two Factor Authentication will be shown on the screen and please make sure to follow the steps. 

 


 

How to Use Authenticator App on the Mobile device
  • Install authenticator app (Google, Twilio Authy or other) on your mobile device.
  • Add an account to the Authentication app.
  • Scan the QR code on the KLEQ website.
  • A 6 digit code will appear on the authentication app.
  • Copy the 6 digit code from authentication app.
  • Paste the 6 digit code in the field on Step 3: Insert code in the input below.
  • Click on `ENABLE` button on the pop screen on your KLEQ site.

 


 

How to Use Authenticator App on the Desktop/Computer
  • Install authenticator app (Google, Twilio Authy or other) on your Desktop/computer.
  • Add an account to the authentication app.
  • Copy the code from the KLEQ website.
  • Paste it on the authentication app and add account.
  • Click on `ENABLE` button on the pop screen on your KLEQ site.

 


 

How it Works

When logging in to your site, you will need to enter your username and password and click Sign in on your admin login area, and it will ask you to input an authenticator code. You just need to open your authentication app and grab the code and enter it on the Authenticator code field to sign in to your site. That’s it.

 


 

Disable Two Factor Authentication
  • Go to Settings in the left-sidebar menu and then select Admin Users.
  • Click the name of the user or click on the Edit (pencil) in the right part of the name.
  • At the bottom of the settings, you will find the option Security and click on plus (+) icon.
  • Click Disable on Two Factor Authentication.
  • A warning message will pop up on the screen, just click continue to disable. 

 


 

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