Setting up Trusona for Twitter 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 Twitter.

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 Twitter

Log in to Twitter

2. More on Account

Click on More

Click on Cog
Click on Cog

3. Privacy Settings

Select Settings & Privacy

Click on Security
Click on Security

4. Account Security

Select Account and then Security

2-step verification setup
2-step verification setup

5. Two-factor authentication Setup

Click on Two-factor authentication

Set up authenticator app
Set up authenticator app

6. Authentication app

You will be shown 3 options. Select the checkbox for Authentication app

Select authentication app
Select authentication app

7. Account Information

Click Start and then enter your account password

8. Scan the QR Code

A QR code will be shown on the screen.

  1. Open the Trusona app, and tap the Settings menu
  2. Tap 2-step verification
  3. Scan the QR code
  4. Type in the number you see in the Trusona app
Scanning the code
Scanning the code

9. Finalize

Click on Next to finalize the process. It should now show that Two-factor authentication is enabled.

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


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