Learn how to enable two-factor authentication from a user account, including clearing and disabling two-factor authentication.
New to Two-Factor Login Authentication? Read the first article in this series for an introduction to Two-Factor Login Authentication.
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Profile > Two-Factor Authentication
What more do I need to use this feature?
- An Admin, Staff or Partner account.
Which Checkfront version supports this feature - classic, new or both?
- The Two-Factor Login Authentication feature is available to both those using items (Inventory > Items), a key feature of our classic version of Checkfront, and those using products (Inventory > Products), a key feature of our newest version of Checkfront.
New to Checkfront - Products ✨
Products (Inventory > Products) is the successor feature to (Inventory > Items) and is available in our newest version of Checkfront.
Not yet on our newest version and interested in upgrading? Please reach out to our Technical Support team for more information.
Discover more product-related help articles here: Products (New).
Need help logging in using Two-Factor Authentication? Check out the following article.
Enabling Two-Factor Authentication from a User accountBack to top
To activate the feature within an Admin, Staff, or Partner account, open the account menu at the top-right of the navigation bar and select Profile from the dropdown menu.
Learn more about managing Account Profiles here:
Select the option to Require Two-Factor Authentication.
The next time the account holder logs in, they are prompted to configure Two-Factor Authentication.
Learn more about the process of configuring Two-Factor Authentication upon logging in here:
Clearing Two-Factor AuthenticationBack to top
Users can clear Two-Factor Authentication from their accounts by clicking on Clear Two-Factor Authentication within their account Profiles.
This is helpful if a Staff Member or Partner loses their authentication device or wants to change authentication methods or applications.
Next time the Staff member logs in, they are asked to set up authentication again.
Admins can also clear Two-Factor authentication from a Staff or Partner account on their behalf. Learn more here:
Disabling Two-Factor AuthenticationBack to top
To fully disable Two-Factor Authentication within a User account, the Staff Member or Partner needs to reach out to their Admin with the request. Learn more here:
The following article within this series looks at securing your account with Two-Factor Authentication.
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