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27. How to use Google Authenticator?

 

Google Authenticator (GA) is the authorization method for additional security to enter your Personal Office. GA is an application. It’s generating a code to access your Personal Office. GA can be used even without internet connection. It can be installed on smartphones, laptops, PCs, tablets.

How to install Google Authenticator application.

=> Android devices

Requirements — version 2.1 or later.

  1. Visit Google Play page.
  2. Search for “Google Authenticator”.
  3. Install the application.

=> iPhone, iPod Touch или iPad

Requirements — version iOS 5.0 or later.

  1. Enter App Store.
  2. Enter the search term Google Authenticator.
  3. Download and install the application.

=> PC and laptop

  1. Install the "Mozilla Firefox" Web Browser.
  2. Follow this link marketplace.firefox.com
  3. Type "Google Authenticator" in the search box and press enter.
  4. Find "Google Authenticator App" and click "Free".
  5. Find One Pop up window in the top left of the browser. It will ask - Do you want to install "Google Authenticator" from this site (marketplace.firefox.com)? Click "Install".
  6. Check you have an icon on your desktop.

 


 

 

Open GA app on your device and click on “Begin”.

 


 

 

Then you’ll see a choice - either to scan a barcode or to manually type the key.

 


 

 

If you choose to scan a barcode:

Go to your Personal Office.

  1. Click on “My Page”.
  2. Click on “Security” in the right column.
  3. Click on “Google Authentication”
  4. Click on “Create key (GA)”.

You will see a barcode (QR code) in the opened window.

 


 

 

Switch to the GA App on your phone.

  1. Choose “Scan a barcode”
    then
  2. Point the phone camera at the QR code in PO so that it is clearly visible on the smartphone screen.

 


 

 

The you will see a GA profile added to you GA app.

Setup is finished.

This code will change every 30 seconds, so you don’t need to remember.

 


 

 

Go to your Personal Office

  1. Type 6-digit GA code that you see on the screen of your phone.
  2. Tick the box “I backed up GA”
  3. Click on “Create GA key” button

 


 

 

If you choose to manually type the GA key to create a GA account

Go to your Personal Office.

  1. Click on “My Page”.
  2. Click on “Security” in the right column.
  3. Click on “Google Authentication”
  4. Click on “Create key (GA)”.

You will see a GA key above the barcode (QR code) in the opened window.

Write it on the paper or copy it to a secure place and save.

 


 

 

Switch to the GA App on your phone.

Choose “Enter a provided key”

 


 

 

  1. Enter name of this account. For example, “MMM”.
  2. Enter your code, that you have copied from your PO
  3. Click on “Add”.

 


 

 

Setup is finished and you will see this screen.

This code will change every 30 seconds, so you don’t need to remember.

 


 

 

Go to your Personal Office

  1. Type 6-digit GA code that you see on the screen of your phone.
  2. Tick the box “I backed up GA”
  3. Click on “Create GA key” button

 


 

 

Next time you enter Personal Office, the System will ask you to enter GA for additional authorization.

Go to the GA Application and copy the code

  1. Enter the 6-digit code (generated by GA App on your device)
  2. Click “LOGIN”.

You have to do it within 30 seconds, until the code in app has not been changed.

 


 

 

If you see such message that code is wrong, but you are sure that you did not make any mistake, go to the settings of GA App on your device and choose “Time correction for codes”. Device should be connected to the internet while you are doing this.

 


 

 

If you want to delete GA from your Personal Office:

  1. Click on “My Page” menu.
  2. Click on “Security” tab and choose “Verification disabled”.
  3. Click on “Send” button.
  4. Enter GA or SMS code
  5. Click on “Send” button.
  6. Click on “Save” button.