Setting up Trusona for LinkedIn 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 LinkedIn.

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 LinkedIn

Log in to LinkedIn

Click on Account and then Login & Security
Click on Account and then Login & Security

2. Account and Security

Click on Account, and then select the Login and Security tab.

Click on Account and then Login & Security
Click on Account and then Login & Security

3. Change Two-step verification

Click on Change under Two-step verification.

Click on Security
Click on Security

4. Authenticator app

Select the Authenticator app option

Click on Get Started
Click on Get Started

5. Enter details

Enter account password, click on Done, and then Continue

Select Use a mobile app option
Select Use a 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 and click Continue. The settings should now say that Two-step verification is turned On

The next time you log in to LinkedIn 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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