How to Setup Two Factor Authentication on Dropbox from iPhone

Last Updated on Nov 10, 2020

For Dropbox, We must require a secure lock Because of widely use on business, Professional and Personal use. So now we have a great option as a Two-factor authentication on dropbox, that can Save or access all types of files from a different device, around the world. Also, dropbox widely use on almost type of apps for daily backup and share/ save insecure shell. Same as Gmail, Facebook two factor authentication, we can use on dropbox.

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Start two-step login verification must need a guide. It’s simple and easy for all but some code scanning, automation on third party apps require more help. Go through below step by step guide and enable two-factor authentications on Dropbox.

Step for Enable/ Setup two factor authentication on Dropbox: Using iPhone

  • Step 1: Go to dropbox on the Web.
  • Step 2: From the top right corner, click on Profile menu options > Settings.
  • Step 3: Next, from the top three-tab Go with Security.
  • Step 4: Then, under two-step verification, click on the “Click to enable” option.Enable two factor authentication on Dropbox using iPhone authentication app
  • Step 5: Start set up, (these are steps for, How do I add Dropbox to Google Authenticator?)

Click on Get Started > Use Mobile app > Scan Code on authentication app (Google Authenticator Available for iPhone/ Android/ BlackBerry)Setup two factor on dropbox using app

App for generating code,

Google authonticator iOS app for dropbox

In return, you will get authentication code on screen > Put in a code box.

  • Step 6: Next time whenever you will log in you need authentication code after Login ID and Password enter.

Another way is using Text message only, just like Gmail 2 Step.

For that select use Text Message in place on the mobile app in step 5,> Enter your Mobile number > Verify 6 digit code comes in your Message box.

That’s it.

On your iPhone: Secure with Passcode

Now upgrade Dropbox app comes with a built-in passcode option, so every time you protect your data on dropbox using four-digit passcode. For turn on Go to the Settings > Passcode Lock > Turn Passcode on. Also, the Touch ID, Face ID options available in improved security.

After enabling two-factor authentication on Dropbox, Removal is very easy. Repeat the same above steps and disable it.

Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [email protected] [OR] [email protected]

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