2FA/MFA Settings in Google Accounts (where to find):

Manage your Google Account > Security > 2-Step Verification


You can setup one or multiple types of 2FA/MFA (explained within the Google screens):

  • Google prompts - (Google default and it happens on any "eligible phone" you are signed into your Google Account)
    • Could be multiple devices
  • Voice or text message (multiple phone types - can't use Google voice)
  • Backup codes - (requires a printed copy of codes)
  • Authenticator app - (requires smart phone)
  • Security key - (requires purchasing a key - yubikey is the most famous - https://www.yubico.com/products/ - also available on Amazon)

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