Setting up Trusona for Firefox 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 Firefox

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 Firefox

Log in to Firefox Accounts

2. Enabling Two-step authentication

On your account page, locate the Two-step authentication section and click on the blue Enable button on the right.

Enable Two-step authentication
Enable Two-step authentication

3. 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

4. Backup Codes

You will receive a list of backup codes to use in the event you are unable to use the authenticator app. Be sure to save them in a secure location.

The next page will ask you to enter one of these codes for verification purposes. Enter one of the backup codes and click to continue

Securing backup codes
Securing backup codes

It should now show that Two-step authentication is Enabled.

Setup complete! The next time you log in to your Firefox account and are prompted for a One-time passcode code, you can use the Trusona app to log in.

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