Apple offers the option to set up two-step verification for your Apple ID. Below are the steps to enable or disable two-step verification for Apple ID.
Turn on or off two-step verification for Apple ID
While you can usually sign in to your Apple ID by entering the email address and password associated with the Apple ID, you can add another layer of security to your Apple ID by using two-step verification activate.
When Two-Step Verification is turned on for Apple ID, anyone trying to sign in to your Apple ID must enter a 4-digit passcode in addition to the Apple ID password.
Because this 4-digit verification code is generated instantly and sent only to your registered device, it makes it harder for anyone to misuse your Apple ID to make purchases or steal your personal and payment information.
While many users prefer this enhanced protection, there are others who don’t like the idea of having to enter a security code every time they try to log into iCloud or the App Store or make changes to their devices.
1. Enable Two-Step Verification for Apple ID
To set up two-step verification for Apple ID, you need a mobile phone with an active SMS messaging plan. Once this requirement is met, follow the steps below to enable two-step verification for Apple ID.
1. Visit appleid.apple.com and log in to your account by entering your AppleID and password.
2. When prompted, answer two security questions. and click Continue.
Note: If you don’t know the answers, you can click Reset Security Questions and follow the next steps.
3. On the next screen, click the Continue Button to start two-step verification for your Apple ID.
4. choose yours countryEnter phone number and click Continue to receive a 4-digit verification code from Apple.
5. On the next screen, enter the 4-digit number examination code sent by Apple to your phone number and click To verify.
6. On the next screen you can see all your devices linked to this Apple ID.
If you wish, you can get the verification code for any of your other devices by clicking To verify or skip this screen by clicking Skip this step.
7. On the next screen you will find a recovery key that you can use to access your account even if you forgot your password. Write down this recovery key and click Continue.
Note: You can print the recovery key by tapping Print the recovery key option is located in the lower left corner of your screen.
8th. On the next screen, enter the recovery key obtained in the above step and click Confirm.
9. On the next screen, check the small box next to “I understand the above terms” and click Enable two-step verification Link is located in the lower right corner of your screen.
10 Next, you will see a pop-up 2-Step Verification window, click Finished.
That’s it, you’ve now successfully enabled two-step verification for your Apple ID. You can verify that this is working by trying to sign in to your Apple ID.
2. Disable two-step verification for Apple ID
You can easily disable two-step verification for Apple ID at any time by following the steps below.
1. Visit appleid.apple.com and log in to your account. Once logged in, look for the “Security” section and select the To edit Possibility.
2. On the next screen, click Disable two-step verification Option located in the 2-Step Verification section.
3. Click on the confirmation popup Disable two-step verification.
4. Answers on the next screen 3 security questions and click Continue to go to the next screen.
5. Next, confirm your date of birth and provide a recovery email (optional) and click Continue.
6. The next screen confirms that two-step verification has been disabled for your Apple ID. Click on OK to close this screen.
You have now successfully disabled two-step verification for your Apple ID and can sign in to your Apple account simply by entering your password.