Two-Factor Authentication for Discord

Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a valid method to help further ensure integrity and enhance account security.

The following instructions detail activation and utilization of 2FA for Discord.

Download and install Google Authenticator.

Login to Discord / Open Discord.

Select the gear icon near the lower left-hand corner of the page.

Select “Enable Two-Factor Auth” in “MY ACCOUNT” under “USER SETTINGS” along the upper left-hand side of the page.

Open Google Authenticator.

Select “BEGIN SETUP” or “+” then select “Scan barcode”.

Scan the QR code displayed in Discord using Google Authenticator – Do this on multiple devices (mobile phones, tablets, etc) if possible to help ensure consistent access.

Enter the six-digit code and select “Activate”.

The following message should now be displayed followed by single-use backup codes along with an explanation for their use:

Note: An additional prompt for the six-digit code from Google Authenticator will follow the standard prompt for the e-mail address and password for future logins to Discord.

To enable 2FA for Discourse, follow the instructions in this topic.
To enable 2FA for Google, follow the instructions in this topic.