Setting up Trusona for Tumblr 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 Tumblr.

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 Tumblr

Log in to Tumblr

2. Settings

Click on Settings

Security
Security

3. Enable the Two-factor authentication button

Go to Security under the Account menu and click on the greyed-out button next to Two-factor authentication to enable it for the account

Enable Two-factor authentication button
Enable Two-factor authentication button

4. The Authenticator app Option

Under the Two-factor authentication, click on the grey button for Generate code via authenticator app

Generate code via authenticator app
Generate code via authenticator app

5. 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

6. Finalize Two-factor authentication

Enter the code from the app into the screen and click on Enable. The Two-factor authentication button should now be blue.

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

Finalize 2FA
Finalize 2FA

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