Turn on Two-Step Verification


This Knowledge Base Article offers detailed guidance on turning on the two-step verification method for LinkedIn

Before you Begin

Steps to Follow

  1. Click on the Me icon at the top of your LinkedIn homepage.

  2. Select Settings & Privacy from the dropdown.

  3. Click on the Sign in & security option. Then click on the Two-step verification option.

  4. Click on the Set up button from the Two-step verification information page.

  5. Select Authenticator App as the verification method. Then click on the Continue button.
  6. Type in the password when prompted by LinkedIn.

  7. LinkedIn will provide a Secret Key to be entered into Microsoft Authenticator on your phone.
    PLEASE NOTE: Don't click on the Continue button just yet.

  8. From your mobile device locate and open Microsoft Authenticator.

  9. Click on the Plus Icon (+) from the top right-hand side of Microsoft Authenticator.

  10. Click on the Other (Google, Facebook, etc) option Add Account list.

  11. Click on the  Or Enter Code Manually button. 
  12. Type in the Account name as LinkedIn. Then Type in the Secret Key  provided by LinkedIn (Refer to Step 07)

  13. Click on the Continue button from your computer.
    PLEASE NOTE: We are back resuming from Step 07.

  14. Enter the 6-digit code provided by the Ms Authenticator on your Mobile.
    PLEASE NOTE: You can get this code from Microsoft Authenticator on your mobile device.

    LinkedIn will display with a Green button that Two-Step Verification is enabled on your mobile device.

    LinkedIn will send an email to your mailbox when successfully turned on the Two-Step Verification.

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