What is Two Factor Authentication (2FA)?

2FA adds an additional security level by prompting you to not only know your password, but have access to a code that is relayed to a personal device. This additional verification step adds a strong level of personalized security on your account.

The Nifty Team highly recommends that you take advantage of this security technology.

Enabling Two Factor Authentication

You'll need a 2FA application on your phone in order to utilize this security technology. Examples of compatible 2FA applications are:

  • Google Authenticator

  • Duo Secruity

  • Authy

  • Okta Authenticator

Download an authenticator app on your mobile device before proceeding to the next step.

Enabling 2FA Within Nifty

Access your Profile Settings via the dropdown menu.

Select the Security option in Profile page to reveal the Enable Two Factor Authentication option and select the button.

At this point, you'll be prompted to input your password. If you've forgotten your current password, you can initiate a Forgot Password sequence through the Log in action on https://niftypm.com.

Once your password has been successfully inputted, open your authenticator to either scan the QR code or manually input the alpha-numeric code before continuing.

Your Authenticator will show your Nifty account along with 6 numbers. This numeric code is time-sensitive and resets on its own to maximize security. If the time elapses before you're able to successfully input the code, don't panic -- a new code is automatically generated.

Input the 6-digit code into Nifty then continue.

Your Two Factor Authentication will be successfully enabled! Be sure to have your mobile device handy when logging into Nifty in the future.

Disabling Two Factor Authentication

While we wouldn't recommend weakening your account security at any time, follow the steps below to disable 2FA on your account.

Find the Disable button in the Two Factor Authentication section of your Profile Settings.

You'll need both your password and the code sent to your authenticator application in order to disable 2FA.

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