Setting up Trusona for Mailchimp 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 Mailchimp.

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 Mailchimp

Log in to Mailchimp

Login to account
Login to account

2. Profile & Security

Click on Profile and then on Security

Access Profile & Securtiy
Access Profile & Security

3. Account Security

Under Account Security, click on the Enable button

Enable 2fa for Account Security
Enable 2fa for Account Security

4. 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
Scan QR Code
Scan QR Code

5. Finalize

Enter the code from the app into the screen, then click on Submit. It should now show that Two-factor authentication is needed for future logins.

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

Finalize
Finalize

6. Adding Other Accounts

Mailchimp allows you to choose which accounts will require 2FA. Click HERE for further information.

Adding other accounts QR Code
Adding other accounts

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