Setting up Trusona for Intuit TurboTax 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 Intuit TurboTax

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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TurboTax Two-step verification Guide

1. Log in to Intuit TurboTax

Log in to TurboTax

2. Intuit Account

From the dashboard, click on Intuit Account, located in the bottom-left corner.

Click on Intuit Account
Click on Intuit Account

3. Sign-In Information

Under the Sign in information section, select the Two-step verification section to turn the feature on.

Select Two-step verification
Select Two-step verification

If you enabled mobile verification during the account creation process, please skip to Enabling Two-step verification by App.

4. Enabling Two-step verification

Before you can enable Two-step verification by app, you will need to activate it using a mobile number first. Select to do so by voice call or by text.

Select voice call or text
Select voice call or text

Receive the code sent to your phone and enter it into the computer

Enter code
Enter code

You will then be asked to re-enter you account password

Re-enter your account password
Re-enter your account password
Enabled
Enabled

5. Enabling Two-step verification by App

Under the Sign in information section, select the Two-step verification section to turn the feature on.

Click on the Turn on Authenticator App button

Setting up mobile app
Setting up mobile app

Select the corresponding mobile device

Turn on authenticator app
Turn on authenticator app

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 verify and save. It should now show that Two-step verification by app is ON

Finalize
Finalize

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


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