How To Keep Your Crypto Safe With 2-Factor Authentication

By Crypto101 | Security

Jan 04

Now that you’ve signed up on the cryptocoin exchanges, it’s important that you enable 2FA (2 Factor Authentication) to boost your security. You don’t want someone to hack your login and steal all your hard earned and invested money. If you haven’t signed up yet, check out these exchanges:

Once you have that ready, here are the steps to enabling 2 Factor Authentication.

Enabling 2 Factor Authentication

The root of all your exchanges is your email address. We recommend using gmail, or any email that supports 2FA.

In this guide, we’ll walk you through enabling 2FA for gmail so that hackers won’t be able to hack your email and gain access to your exchanges.

Sign into your google account and click here to go to the 2FA enrollment:

Step 1:

Click on “GET STARTED”

Step 2:

Enter your phone number and click “NEXT”

Step 3:

Wait a couple minutes for Google to text the verification code you entered in Step 2.

Type that code in here and click “NEXT”

Step 4:

Congrats! Your Google account 2FA is now enabled.

Enabling 2FA on your exchanges:

First download the app:




Click on the red PLUS icon to bring up this menu:


Click on “Scan a barcode” and point it to the QR code on the exchange sites below.



Use the Google Authenticator app to enable 2FA on KuCoin.



Use the Google Authenticator app to enable 2FA on Binance.



About the Author

Leave a Comment:

Leave a Comment: