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Two-factor authentication (2FA)

What is 2FA? Two-factor authentication adds a layer of security when you sign in with your UW NetID. With 2FA, first you enter your password, then use a 2FA device to prove it’s really you. When do I sign in with 2FA? You’ll be asked to sign in with 2FA only when a system requires it. Many systems with…