Setting up Trusona for Robinhood 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 Robinhood

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 Robinhood

Log in to Robinhood

2. Access Account

From the dropdown menu, click on Account

Click on Account
Click on Account

3. Account Settings

From the navigation bar, select the Settings tab.

Click on Settings
Click on Settings

4. Security

Scroll down to the Security section and click on the Off keyword.

Locate Security section
Locate Security section

A box prompt should appear with a button currently set to Off. Click on it to turn it on.

Click on the button
Click on the button

5. Select Authentication Method

You will be shown 2 options for an authentication method. Select Authentication App and click on Next

Click on the Authentication App option
Click on the Authentication 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, then click Next.

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 somewhere safe.

Safely store backup codes
Safely store backup codes

It should now show that Two-Factor Authentication is On.

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

Finalize
Finalize

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