2FA Setup with Chrome Authenticator

Preface

This document explains how to set up an extra login method for your account with an Authenticator extension in Google Chrome. You set up an extra login method to provide additional security for your account and your messages. Use the Authenticator extension in Google Chrome if you can not or do not want to use a mobile phone to set up an additional login method.

Install an Authenticator app on your computer

For this method you need the web browser Chrome. Download Google Chrome

Google Chrome must be already installed before you start this procedure.

  1. In Chrome, go to the web store.
  2. At the top left of the search field, type Authenticator.
  3. Next to Authenticator, click Add to Chrome.
    You have successfully added the extension. Chrome now displays the icon of the Authenticator extension in the top right corner of your browser window, next to the address bar.

Set up an additional login method

Now, link the Authenticator app to your ZIVVER account:

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. Log in to the WebApp.
  3. Click Settings settings at the bottom left of your screen.
  4. Click Security security .
  5. Click the blue SETUP button next to Two-Step Verification.
    A new window opens.
  6. Click NEXT.
  7. Select the Authenticator App option.
  8. Click NEXT.
  9. Click Copy content_copy to copy the code.
Do you want to set up the authenticator app on multiple computers? Then you must save the code you have just received. You will need the code from step 9 to set the Authenticator app on multiple computers. This can be useful if you want to log in on different computers with the same account.
  1. Click the Authenticator app icon in the top right-hand corner next to the address bar.
    A new window opens.
  2. Click Edit create .
  3. Then click Add add .
  4. Select Manual Entry.
  5. Enter an account name.
  6. Paste the copied code (from step 9) under Secret.
  7. Click the Time Based menu option.
  8. Click OK.
    You have created a new account in the Authenticator app. In the initial window of the app you see this account, with a changing 6-digit code. The countdown on the right indicates for how long a given code is valid.
  9. Click the 6-digit code to copy it.
  10. Return to the ZIVVER WebApp.
  11. Click NEXT.
  12. Paste the code under 6-digit code generated by your app.
  13. Click NEXT.
  14. Click DOWNLOAD
  15. Choose a safe location for the backup codes. You have successfully set up an additional login method for your account.
Save the backup codes somewhere secure. You use these codes to log in when the Authenticator app is not available.

Log in with the Authenticator app

  1. Log in to the WebApp. You are asked to enter the code from the Authenticator app.
  2. Click the Authenticator app in the top right-hand corner next to the address bar.
  3. Click the 6-digit code to copy it.
  4. Paste the code into the field on the web page.
  5. Click VERIFY.
    You have logged into the WebApp with your ZIVVER account.

Set up the Authenticator app on multiple computers

You can set the Authenticator app on multiple computers. For this you need the code from step 9 in the chapter Set up an additional login method. Repeat the steps below on each computer where you want to use the Authenticator app.

  1. In Chrome, go to the Web Store.
  2. At the top left of the search field, type Authenticator.
  3. Next to Authenticator, click CHROME ADD-ON add .
    You have successfully added the extension. This can be recognized in the upper right corner of Chrome by the icon of the Authenticator extension.
  4. Click the Authenticator app in the top right-hand corner next to the address bar. A new window opens.
  5. Click the Edit icon: create .
  6. Then click Add add .
  7. Select Manual Entry.
  8. Enter an account name.
  9. Paste the code from step 9 from the chapter Set up an additional login method under Secret.
  10. Click the Time Based menu.
  11. Click OK.
    You have created a new account in the Authenticator app. In the initial window of the app you see this account back, with a changing 6-digit code. The circle on the right indicates how long the code is valid.
  12. Click the 6-digit code to copy it.
  13. Return to the ZIVVER WebApp.
  14. Click NEXT.
  15. Paste the code under Code from the Authenticator App.
  16. Click NEXT.
  17. Click DOWNLOAD.
  18. Save the backup codes somewhere safe. You have successfully set up an additional login method for your account.

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