Setting up Trusona for Slack 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 Slack.

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 Slack

Log in to Slack

2. Profile

Click on View Profile

View Profile
View Profile

3. Account Settings

Click on Account Settings. You will be prompted for your Slack password again.

Account Settings
Account Settings

4. Two-Factor Authentication

Under Two-Factor Authentication, click on the expand button on the right

Expand 2FA
Expand 2FA

5. Set up Two-Factor Authentication

Click on Set Up Two-Factor Authentication

Set up Two-factor authentication
Set up Two-factor authentication

6. Mobile app option

You will be provided 2 options for setting up Two-factor authentication. Select Use an app

Use an app option
Use an app option

7. 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

8. Finalize

Enter the code from the app into the screen, then click on Verify Code and Activate. It should now show that Two-Factor Authentication is activated

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

Finalize
Finalize

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