Two-Step Verification (Google Accounts)

The following article will outline the process of setting up Two-Step Verification for a Google account. Two-Step Verification is heavily recommended for all Google Accounts, both personal and student Google@Wharton accounts.

Before You Start (Action Required)

You must choose between push notifications or a code generator app before you can enroll.

For more information about choosing between Two-Step methods, see our Two-Step: Methods of Verification article.

Push Notifications: Android

Android logo

  1. Open the Settings app
  2. Tap Accounts, and then Add Account
  3. Select Google and then sign in

Push Notifications: iOS

Apple logo

  1. Open the App Store
  2. Download & open the Google App
  3. Sign in with your Google account

Code Generator App

Code generator app logo

  1. Android: open the Google Play Store
  2. iOS: open the App Store
  3. Download the Google Authenticator app

Getting Enrolled

1) Enroll in Two-Step

2) Generate Backup Codes

Configuring Outlook for Gmail

For instructions on how to configure Outlook for your Google@Wharton email account, see Configuring Outlook for Gmail (Students).


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