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What is Two-Step Verification, and How Do I set it up?

by Mitesh Singhal Singhal Industries Private Limited

Installing a security camera now becomes mandatory for home and commercial space. As we can see, there are many incidents related to burglary and theft. Even you cannot afford the entry of strangers in your property because it can bring threats to your life. How can you eliminate the fear of security lapse on your property? That is the reason security experts recommend for Arlo Camera installation to the property. The Arlo camera comes along with the base station. These two devices need to be synced with each other. Arlo camera should be set on the place which should not exceed the 4 feet range from the base station. The base station required to attach with high-speed internet. You can connect the base station through Ethernet wire.


 

Moreover, Arlo app is also important in monitoring the video footage and other activities. There is a need for an Arlo account to track things accordingly. Now, many users ask, “How can we protect our Arlo account?” well, we will now talk about Two-step verification for the Arlo account. The Two-step verification can secure your account by providing an additional step of verification at the time of the Arlo Login account. The Arlo will authenticate the user identity every time you log in with a new gadget. The capacity of the Two-step verification method is five, including the email ID related to the Arlo account.

 

When you create an Arlo account, you must set up two-step verification. This is to protect your data and add an extra layer of security to your Arlo account.

 

How does it work? 

If you want to step into two-step verification, you should enter the correct email ID and password. Then it is necessary to verify the user identity with the help of security code (received by email or SMS.) or authentication from an existing reliable device. The two steps of information assist in preventing any unauthorized login, even if anyone has the Arlo password.  

 

SMS Text message

 

If someone tries to perform Arlo login, then Arlo sends a text notification to the contact number that you have authenticated for two-step verification. You need to submit the security code received by the txt message to accomplish the Arlo sign in.

 

Push notification 

 

In case anybody tries to access your Arlo login on a new device, the user will get the push notification to a lastly reliable and presently logged in the device via Arlo. Click on the push notification on the reliable device to authenticate or reject the login.

 

In case you haven’t received SMS, or you cannot access the reliable device with push notification, then you can also request for security code arrival to your registered email ID with the Arlo account.

 

How to set up and use two-step verification 

 

  • To activate two-step verification via your mobile device
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  • Open Arlo app on your mobile or android device
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  • Click Settings > Profile > Login Settings > Two-Step Verification.
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  • Hit the option next to activate
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  • Choose SMS Text Message/ Push Notification for your authentication method.
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  • Go after the Arlo app guidelines to accomplish the two set verification methods.
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  • Two-step verification is activated for your account.

 

If you want to activate two-step verification from your desktop:

 

  • Sign in to www.myarlo.com
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  • Tap Settings > Profile > Two-Step Verification.
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  • Hit the option Next to activate
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  • Press ADD SMS verification for the authentication method
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  • Now you must perform as per the guidelines appear on the Arlo website.

 

Now two-step verification is activated for your account.

Important note: The Push notification verification cannot be activated on the www.myarlo.com. To activate push notification verification, you need to use the Arlo app, as mentioned in earlier steps.

 

Article Summary

 

In this article, we have given the information about the Two-step verification method to secure the Arlo account. The Arlo users can learn the step to step process protect their account with the help of Two-step verification.

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