Setting up Trusona for itch.io 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 itch.io

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 itch.io

Log in to your itch.io account

2. Account Settings

From the main page, click on the arrow icon next to your profile icon. This will reveal a dropdown menu. Click on Settings

Click on Settings
Click on Settings

3. Profile Settings

On your Settings page, locate the Basics section from navigation bar on the left. Under Basics should be a Profile subsection. Click on it.

Acces the Profile subsection
Acces the Profile subsection

4. Two-factor authentication Settings

Scroll Down to the Two-factor authentication settings and click on the red Configure two-factor authentication button

Configure two-factor authentication
Configure two-factor authentication

5. Proceeding Steps

You will need to re-enter your password to continue. You will then be given a brief summary of the two-factor authentication setting. Make sure to have the Trusona app installed on your mobile device before clicking on Set up using an app.

Re-enter your password
Re-enter your password
Have the Trusona app installed
Have the Trusona app installed

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 Enable. You will also be prompted to save backup codes for account access should you not have access to the app. Make sure to store them someplace securely

It should now show that two-factor authentication is On.

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

Finalize
Finalize

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