Apple has launched an additional two-factor authentication security feature to secure user accounts on iCloud. Know the simple and easy steps to perform the same.
Apple ID is important to access your iPhone or other Apple devices like Mac or Apple Watch. It helps maintain your apps and associate data with your iPhone. It connects your device to iCloud and transfers all data stored on the phone directly to iCloud. Apple has an additional security feature called two-factor authentication to secure your account. This forces users to verify their identity using one of your Apple devices. Users even need it before making purchases from the App Store or iTunes or logging into a new device. Users can verify their Apple ID by following these simple and easy steps:
How to complete two-step verification of your Apple ID
Go to the login section on any of the devices you want to login on. You can sign in to your Apple ID on a new iPhone or iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac through the iCloud website or the Apple ID management page. If you want to sign in to your Apple ID on iPhone or iPad, you’ll need to head over to the Settings app. While for Mac, users need to click on the Apple icon in the upper left corner and go to System Preferences. You can also do the same at https://appleid.apple.com/ or https://www.icloud.com/.
Then sign in with your Apple ID using your Apple ID email address and password when prompted.
Next, tap “Allow on your trusted device” and confirm that you are trying to connect to another location.
Once done, you will receive a verification code. If you don’t receive a verification code, click or tap “Didn’t receive a verification code?”
Following. tap the option to resend the code or text it.
You will receive a 6-digit verification code in an alert on your trusted device or as a text message.
Enter the 6-digit verification code on the device you are connecting to. Your Apple ID will be verified and you will be signed in automatically.