How to Enable Two-Step Verification for Apple ID and iCloud

How to Enable Two-Step Verification for Apple ID and iCloud

As you prepare to upgrade to iOS 8, it’s crucial to consider enhancing your security measures. Apple has recently implemented two-step verification for iCloud, a welcome addition in light of recent security breaches.

According to Apple’s official description, this feature significantly increases the security of your Apple ID by requiring a verification code from a trusted device in addition to your password.

How to Enable Two-Step Verification for Apple ID and iCloud

Setting up two-step verification is straightforward. Start by logging into My Apple ID.

Navigate to the Password & Security section and click on ‘Get Started’ under the two-step verification option. The website will guide you through the necessary steps.

Be aware that the setup process includes a waiting period.

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