Setting up Trusona for Reddit 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 Reddit.

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 Reddit

Log in to Reddit and click the dropdown next to your name to navigate to User Settings

Click on You Account
Click on Your Account

2. Privacy & Security Settings

Within User Settings select the Privacy & Security tab and scroll to the bottom to enable the Use two-factor authentication option.

Enable 2fa under Privacy & Security Settings
Enable 2fa under Privacy & Security Settings

3. Enter Account password

Enter your Reddit password to continue.

Enter password
Enter password

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
  3. Scan the QR code
  4. Type in the number you see from the Trusona app
Scanning the code
Scanning the code

5. Finalize

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

Scanning the code
Scanning the code

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