Activating the two-factor authentication

The two-factor authentication is now enabled in your Spotler account. Next, it is important that you activate the two-factor authentication for your Spotler account using your smartphone. To do this, you need to log in to your Spotler account again with your username and password.

Adding your email address

After you have enabled the two-factor authentication in your Spotler account, you will be asked to enter your email address at the first login. It is very important that you do this, in case your account needs to be recovered. If your smartphone breaks down or is stolen, we will use your email address to help you regain access to your account.

Type in your email address and click on Next. You will immediately receive a confirmation email with a validation code. This validation code always consists of 10 characters. Type in this code to verify your email address.

Installing the Authenticator app

You have already installed the authenticator app on your smartphone in the previous step. So in the Install authenticator app pop-up, you can just click on Next

 

Setting up the authenticator app

The next pop-up gives you a QR code which you need to scan with your authenticator app. To do this, open the QR scanner in the app and focus on the QR code. 

After the code has been scanned, the app on your smartphone is authorized for the two-factor authentication in Spotler. Are you unable to scan the QR code? Then click on Can't scan the code? and a handy key will appear.

Entering the verification code

Your app is now authorized for logging in to your Spotler account with the two-factor authentication. Next, select Spotler in your authenticator app and a verification code will be shown on your smartphone. This code will only be visible for a short time, it is refreshed after a few seconds. This way, you will always have a unique code. 

 

Type in the code and click on Verify. You are now logged in to your Spotler account securely. The two-factor authentication is now activated for, and enabled in, your Spotler account. From now on, you will always have to enter a verification code after entering your username and password when you log in.

Would you like to know how to reset or disable the two-factor authentication? Then continue to the articles Resetting the two-factor authentication or Disabling the two-factor authentication.