Apple Finally Adds Two-Step Verification System to iCloud and Apple ID, How to Enable or Disable?

Apple has recently released two-step verification system to their iCloud and Apple ID like Google's Gmail. This feature is reduces the possibility of someone accessing or making unauthorized changes to your account information at My Apple ID or making purchases using your account.

How to Enable or Disable  two-step verification system on iCloud and Apple ID?

Your Apple ID is the key to many important things you do with Apple, such as purchasing from the iTunes and App Stores, keeping personal information up-to-date across your devices with iCloud, and locating, locking, or wiping your devices. Two-step verification is a feature you can use to keep your Apple ID as secure as possible.

Two-step verification is an optional security feature for your Apple ID. It requires you to verify your identity using one of your devices before you can: When you set up two-step verification, you register one or more trusted devices. A trusted device is a device you control that can receive 4-digit verification codes using either Find My iPhone notifications or SMS to verify your identity.

Steps to Enable two-step verification
  • Go to My Apple ID (appleid.apple.com), select "Manage your Apple ID," and then sign-in.
  • Select "Password and Security."
  • Under Two-Step Verification, select Get Started and follow the on-screen instructions.
How does it work?

When you set up two-step verification, you have to enter both password and verification code for every time sign-in to your account.

How to Enable or Disable  two-step verification system on iCloud and Apple ID?

If you would like to turn it off, you can follow these steps:
  • Go to My Apple ID (appleid.apple.com), select "Manage your Apple ID," and then sign-in.
  • Select the "Password and Security" tab.
  • Click "Turn off two-step verification."
  • Choose new security questions, verify your birth date, and provide a rescue email address (optional but recommended)
  • Click Save.
Note: Be sure to memorize your new security questions and answers. They will sometimes be required to verify your identity.

You will receive an email confirming that you've turned off two-step verification for your Apple ID.

If you have any doubt or questions ask us in our comment section or check this official page from Apple - Frequently asked questions about two-step verification for Apple ID.
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