How to Set Up Google Authenticator (GA)

To set up 2FA with Google Authenticator (GA) follow the steps below:

Google Authenticator Requirements:

Setting up Google Authenticator:

  1. Once the GA app is installed, login into your Paxful account on a different device.
  2.  Hover over your username on the top right corner of the page and click Settings_Icon_.png Settings from the menu.
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  3. On the settings menu, click Security_Icon.pngSecurity.
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  4. On the security page, under Two-factor authentication (2FA) settings, choose Google Authenticator.
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  5. Click Activate now and a QR code appears.
  6. Scan the QR code with your phone by using the Google Authenticator app. A 6-digit code will appear on the app or you can copy the code for manual setup.
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  7. Enter the 6-digit code into the field below the QR code. Your code will be automatically submitted once you input the code.
  8. Once your code is automatically submitted, a menu will appear.
    To verify that 2FA via GA is turned on, make sure it says Activated. For more security, check all the toggles under the Enable 2FA column.
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  9. When all toggles are blue, you’re done! 2FA via Google Authenticator is set up. 

Note:

To troubleshoot 2FA via Google Authenticator (GA), visit our help center page.

 

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