Setting up Trusona for Dropbox using 2-Step Verification with TOTP

This guide details the steps required to set up Trusona as a 2-step verification authenticator with TOTP for Dropbox.

Installing the Trusona App

Before you get started with the instructions below you'll need to install and register with the Trusona App.

  1. Download the Trusona App on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
  2. Follow the registration steps in the App.
  3. Verify your email by clicking the link from Trusona.
  4. You're setup and ready to go!

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1. Log in to Dropbox

Log in to Dropbox.

2. Access Settings

Click on Settings.

Click on Settings
Click on Settings

3. Security

Click on the Security tab and turn on Two-step verification.

Click on Security
Click on Security

4. Get Started

Click on Get Started.

Click on Get Started
Click on Get Started

5. Mobile Option

Select Use a mobile app option.

Select Use a mobile app option
Select Use a mobile app option

6. Scan QR Code

A QR code will be shown on the screen.

  1. Open the Trusona app, and tap the Settings menu
  2. Tap 2-step verification (TOTP)
  3. Scan the QR code
  4. Type in the number you see from the Trusona app
Scanning the code
Scanning the code

7. Finalize

Click Next and it should now show that Two-step verification is On.

The next time you log in to Dropbox and are prompted for a One-time passcode, you can use the Trusona app to log in.

Finished Trusona app setup
Finished Trusona app setup

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