Enabling or disabling two-factor authentication

Enabling two-factor authentication

Depending on your company’s policy, you may not be required to use two-factor authentication when logging in to Brightspot. Regardless of that policy, you can enable two-factor authentication for your own account.

To enable two-factor authentication:

  1. Install an authenticator, such as Google Authenticator, on your device. The authenticator must be able to read QR codes.

  2. In the header, click your username, then click Enable Two-Factor Authentication. The Enable Two-Factor Authentication widget appears.

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  3. Using the authenticator on your device, scan the QR code in the widget. The device responds with an authentication code.

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  4. Enter the authentication code in the Code field.

  5. Click Verify.

Two-factor authentication is enabled.

Disabling two-factor authentication

You can disable two-factor authentication if the following conditions are true:

  • Your company’s policy does not require two-factor authentication.
  • You enabled it on your own account.

To disable two-factor authentication:

  1. In the header, click your username, then click Disable Two-Factor Authentication. The Disable Two-Factor Authentication widget appears.

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  2. Using the authenticator on your device, scan the QR code in the widget. The device responds with an authentication code.

  3. Enter the authentication code in the Code field.

  4. Click Verify.

Two-factor authentication is disabled.

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