How to Enable Two-Step Verification for Apple ID from Your Mac and Windows PC

You should turn on Two-Step Verification for your Apple ID from your Mac or Windows PC in order to offer it much-needed safeguard.

To me, providing security to my Apple ID means a lot. Fortunately, Apple provides two superb ways to offer an immaculate safeguard to your account. And, if you are concerned about the security of your account, you must have a go at them.

We have already made a post on how to turn on Two-Factor authentication for Apple ID. And now, it’s time to get started with the 2-step verification. Follow this quick guide to get started!
How to Set Up Two-Step Verification for Apple ID

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How to Set Up Two-Step Verification for Apple ID on Mac

Step #1. First off, you have to sign into the Apple ID website.

Step #2. In the Security section, you need to click on Edit.

Click on Edit Under Security Tab in Apple ID Webpage

Step #3. Under Two-Step Verification, click on get started.

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Click on Get Started Under Two Step Verification

Step #4. Answer Security questions.

Answer Security Questions in Apple ID

Step #5. Click on Continue again.

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Click on Continue to Enable Two Step Verification

Step #6. Add your phone number and click on continue.

Add Your Phone Number and Click ContinueVerify your Phone Number for Apple ID

Alternatively, click on Verify.

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Verify Trusted Device in Apple IDEnter Verification Code and Click on VerifyClick on Continue in Apple ID Page Again

Step #7. Save recovery key to the safe place and click on Continue thereafter re-enter the same code again and click on confirm.

Save Apple ID Recovery Key

Step #8. Finally, click on enable Two-Step Verification.

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Enable Two-Step Verification for Apple ID

How to Turn Off Two-step verification for Apple ID

Step #1. Visit

Step #2. Click on edit under the security section.

Click on Edit in Apple ID WebsiteStep #3. Click on Turn Off Two-Step Verification.

Click on Turn Off Two-Step Verification in Apple IDClick Again on Turn Off Two-Step Verification in Apple ID

Step #4. Enter Answers of security questions and click on Continue.

Answer Your Security Questions in Apple ID

Step #5. Confirm your date of birth click on continue Confirm your recovery email ID click on continue.

Enter Your Date of Birth in Apple ID and Click on ContinueConfirm Recovery Email for Apple ID

You will get the message “Two-step verification has been turned off” on your Mac.

Turn Off Two-Step Verification for Apple ID

Once it’s disabled, you will get an email confirming that two-step verification for your Apple ID has been turned off.

Knowing the significance of your account’s security, it would be better to keep it enabled in order to ward off the threats.

What do you think of Two-Step Verification? It would be nice to have your views in the comment, on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.

Jignesh Padhiyar
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.


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