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Changing your preferred two-factor authentication method

You can switch your preferred two-factor authentication (2FA) method to complete 2FA prompts with the newly selected method.

Note: You can reconfigure your 2FA settings without disabling 2FA entirely, allowing you to keep both your recovery codes and your membership in organizations that require 2FA.

  1. In the upper-right corner of any page, click your profile photo, then click Settings.

    Settings icon in the user bar

  2. In the "Access" section of the sidebar, click Password and authentication.

  3. In "Two-factor methods", find the method you want to set as your preferred 2FA method. Next to that method, select , then click Set as preferred method. Screenshot of the "Set as preferred method" button in the 2FA settings

A "Preferred" label is displayed next to the name of your preferred method.

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