With the advancing technology, the security issues to have geared the wheels. Though there are various security ways then also if’s and but still exist. Therefore, to render the extra layer of security, ‘Two-factor Authentication’ comes into play.
According to the ‘Two-factor authentication’, when the user login to any of its account then the user has to provide a password. It just not ends here, the user get a passcode on its registered mobile number and when both the credentials are been provided, then only the user can access its account.
Two-factor authentication is one of the best and the safest thing that should be wrapped on to each of your account to provide the additional security. Now coming to the steam account, there may be a number of games you might have collected, on which you must have spent a good sum of money. Therefore, it too requires considerable security for your collection to not stolen or misused.
Hence, guarding your steam account with the Two-factor authentication, will not let the hackers grab your stuff as along with the password, a passcode generated in the registered mobile number too needs to be entered. Let’s check out how to render this security in the ‘steam’.
- First of all, open the browser.
- Now login in that of your steam account.
- Next, enter the account name.
- Hit ‘account details’.
- Now in the ‘Account security’ page, hit ‘Manage steam Guard account security’.
1st Option: Get Code by Means of Mail
If you wish to acquire the passcode in your mail rather than your phone, then whenever you’d login to your steam account, you’d get passcode on your mail. You can simply copy the code from there and paste it in the login screen and hit ‘submit’.
2nd Option: Get Code Through Steam Smartphone App
To possess a steam guard in your mobile, just download the app. Login with your account and password. If you do possess this set up of the Steam guard by means of mail then for the other access code, check your inbox before heading further.
- Tap ‘Steam Guard’ from that of the side menu.
- Then tap on ‘add authenticator’.
- Next, enter your current phone number.
- Then hit ‘add phone’.
- Now a text message would be displayed on your screen.
- Next, enter the code and hit ‘submit’.
- Now on the next screen, you’d be provided with the recovery code. ( This would be a different code.
- Now tap on ‘done’.
Hence, whenever you’ll open your Steam Account, you are required to open the steam app in that of your phone and finally tap on to the ‘Steam Guard’. Therefore, each time you’ll get a different code that you need to enter in the specified time. If you miss entering in the allotted time than the other passcode will be generated.
From the article, the users must have come to know the importance of Two-Factor Authentication. This is the most utile and secure feature that every account of yours must be equipped with. Hence, to possess this security feature, try out the above-mentioned steps and there you go. Access your accounts without any worry.
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My name is Jose, 28, California, love to know technology around us. Professionally, I’m a software developer & I like what I do. Learning new technology and using the latest tech gadgets consumes most of my time & budget.