Enable Two Step Verification on Dropbox

Edited by Djinu, Alexander Avdeev, Eng

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  1. 1
    We go to https://www.dropbox.com.
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  2. 2
    We click "Sign In".
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  3. 3
    Once we signed in, we click our name to the top right.
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  4. 4
    We click "Settings".
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  5. 5
    We click "Security".
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  6. 6
    We click "Enable" under "Two-step verification". A pop-up menu will say: "Two-step verification adds an extra layer of protection to your account. Whenever you sign in to the Dropbox website or link a new device, you'll need to enter both your password and also a security code sent to your mobile phone."
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  7. 7
    We click "Get started".
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  8. 8
    We enter our password. In this video, the password from the LastPass account is used. If we don't have LastPass, we just type our password.
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    We click "Next". A new menu will ask: "How would you like to receive your security codes?" We can receive them via text messages or via the mobile application.
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    We choose "Use text messages" and click "Next".
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    We enter our phone number.
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  12. 12
    We click "Next". We'll receive our security code.
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  13. 13
    We type the security code from the phone and click "Next".
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    We can decline the option of using a back-up mobile phone number and click "Next". A new menu will say: "As a last resort, you can also use this emergency backup code to disable two-step verification and access your account." This is the code that we want to write down and keep safe. In this video, it is hidden.
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  15. 15
    We can copy-paste the code.
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  16. 16
    We click "Enable two-step verification". Two-step verification will be enabled.
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Recent edits by: Alexander Avdeev, Djinu

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