How to enable Two-Factor Authentication for my.snel.com

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Introduction

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA for short) or multi-factor authentication adds an extra layer of security to the login process. In this article, we will learn how to enable two-factor authentication for my.snel.com.

Prerequisites

You need an account at my.snel.com with Two-Factor Authentication disabled. You can sign up here if you have no account yet. On your phone, you will need Google Authenticator, Authy or a comparable app.

Step 1: Log in at my.snel.com

Go to https://my.snel.com and enter your e-mail address and password and click on “Submit”:

log in clientarea

Step 2: Go to edit details page

Click in the left menu on “Edit your details” then “Edit your details”.

Edit details

Step 3: Enable Two-Factor Authentication

On the page that loads enable (by checking the checkbox) Two-Factor Authentication. This will show the code in plain-text and a QR code. We recommend that you note the code so you can recover your account without our intervention. Click “Save Changes”. Don’t worry, the code will still be shown on screen so you can add the code to Google Authenticator in the next step.

2FA snel

After clicking “Save Changes” make sure you see a little pop-up stating “Your details changed”.

details changed

Step 4: Add account to Google Authenticator app

Start the Google Authenticator app on your phone and add an account.

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On the “Add an account” page tap on “Scan a barcode” and scan the QR code shown on my.snel.com. Now the account is added to your Google Authenticator app it should look like this:

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Step 5: Log out and log back in

It’s time to test whether the changes are effective. Log out by clicking on the profile icon in the upper right corner of the screen and then click on “Logout”.

logout clientarea

This will bring you to the log in screen. Enter your e-mail address and password and click on “Submit”:

log in clientarea

Next, you will be asked for a “Security Code”. Open your Google Authenticator app on your phone and fill in the code shown in your phone and click on “Login”.

2FA login

Conclusion

In this article, we have shown you how to enable and use Two-Factor Authentication on my.snel.com.

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