Setting up Trusona for Evernote 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 Evernote.

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 Evernote

Log in to Evernote.

2. Settings

Click on Settings

Click on Settings
Click on Settings

3. Security Summary

Go to Security Summary

Go to Security Summary
Go to Security Summary

4. Enabling Two-Step Verification

Under Two-Step Verification, click on Enable. You may be asked to verify your email and phone-number before you can enable this using the Trusona app.

Enable 2-step verification
Enable 2-step verification
Verify email
Verify email
Verify mobile number
Verify mobile number

5. Step 5 – Selecting a Mobile App

A popup should appear asking you to select a specific app according to the device you are using. Select an option then continue.

The documentation says to use Google Authenticator, but the Trusona App will work as well

Select mobile app option
Select mobile app option

6. Scan the QR Code

A QR code will be shown on the screen.

  1. Open the Trusona app, and tap on 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

Enter the code from the app into the screen, then click on Continue. It should now show that the Two-step verification is complete.

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

Finalize
Finalize
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Enabled

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