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Turn on or turn off two-step verification

Learn how to set up or disable two-step verification for your Intuit account.

“Two-step verification” is a security setting where you confirm that you’re the one signing in to your account using your password and a unique code.

Set up two-step verification

  1. Sign in to your Intuit account.
  2. From the left menu, select Sign In & Security.
  3. In the “Two-step verification” section, select Turn on.
  4. Make sure your phone number is correct, then select how you want to verify your account:
    • Text message. You receive a standard six-digit verification text code.
    • Voice call. You receive an automated voice verification code in English.
  5. Select Turn on.
  6. Enter the code, then select Continue.

Now you have an extra layer of security every time you access your account.

Turn off two-step verification

Don’t need this setting? Follow the steps below to disable two-step verification.

  1. Sign in to your Intuit account.
  2. From the left menu, select Sign In & Security.
  3. In the “Two-step verification” section, select Turn off.
  4. Enter the code, then select Continue.

You first need to update your phone number so you can sign in to your account. Once it’s updated, you can then turn off two-step verification. To do this:

  1. Complete the Email Change Request form.Note: Make sure to enter your new phone number in the Recovery Number field.
  2. Attach a copy of any of your photo ID forms:
    1. Select Browse.
    2. Find and select the file.
    3. Select Open.
  3. Once the file is uploaded, select Submit.
  4. Once you receive a notification that your phone number is updated, sign in to your Intuit account.
  5. From the left menu, select Sign In & Security.
  6. In the “Two-step verification” section, select Turn off.Enter the code, then select Continue.

You can now sign in to your account using only your password.

Multi-factor authentication

You can also set up “multi-factor authentication” as extra protection against fraud. To know more, check out this guide.

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