HOW TO FIX 2FA VERIFICATION CODE ERROR ON BINANCE
Because that’s the same question I would have asked myself if I were in your shoe.
Yet, one thing stands before the process.
Since the proliferation of cryptocurrency all over the internet and the ever-rising need to protect data and valuable information, it is no wonder that everyone is looking for the easiest and safest means of protecting themselves from Intruders seeking to exploit them.
Although we have a great tool to use instantly, still, I will tell you what you need to know in a short while.
As we know, even after featuring the top secure exchanges, you want to use a great tool that will secure your accounts.
Two-factor authentication otherwise called 2fa is an authentication and security system which has become quite common in ensuring first step cybersecurity
And one of the great tools is Google Authenticator. But yet, there are others that are viable and versatile should you want to stretch out.
For example, you can either go for two-factor authentication using SMS, email, or even hardware like Yubikey. Sure, SMS is a great option but you want to avoid SMS authentication at all means if at all you have other options.
WHAT TO EXPECT IN THIS ARTICLE:
In today’s article I’ll be breaking down the following;
- How best to set up two-factor authentication ( 2FA ) for binance.
- How to fix binance 2fa verification code error fast.
- Alternative to Google two factor authentication system.
They are a whole lot of authentication systems out there that claim to help you secure your numerous accounts with just one click. When trying to set up 2FA for your Binance account there are pertinent things you should look out for. Examples are;
- Is it from a credible service provider?
- Are there verifiable.
- Ease of use
- Are their services user-friendly and customer protective?
In this article tho, I’ll be giving you a breakdown and on how to set up and use one of the most secure and common 2FA systems you can find anywhere on the internet
How to Enable Google 2FA
HOW TO SET UP 2FA FOR BINANCE USING GOOGLE AUTHENTICATION
Log in to your Binance account. Go to the account center and click 【enable】 in the Google Authentication section.
You will be directed to the “Enable Google Authentication” page. Below is a guide to help you enable Google Authenticator to improve your Binance account security.
Step 1: Install Google Authenticator
Download and install the Google Authenticator in App Store (for iOS) or Google Play (for Android). After installation, click 【Next】to proceed further.
Step 2: Scan QR Code with your Google Authenticator app
A QR code and 16-digit key will be shown on the page. Open your Google Authenticator app, click the symbol【+】on the top right-hand side to scan the QR code, or you can manually enter the ‘2FA 16-digit key.’
Step 3: Save the Backup key
Make sure to save the 16-digit key, which can be used to re-bind your account in case you no longer have access to your previous Google Authenticator.
Step 4: Enable Google Authentication
Coming back to the Binance page, you will need to fill in your login password and the Google Authentication code. In addition, an SMS Authentication Code is required if SMS 2FA is enabled.
HOW TO FIX 2FA VERIFICATION ERROR BINANCE
When setting up 2FA for binance some weird verification issues may arise. Theses issues most times tend to frustrate you into giving up on the setup process.
Verification error can arise due to the following reason.
- Incorrect time on your mobile device.
- Your SMS service provider is blocking promotional messages. To correct this allow permissions for promotional messages or check spam
- VPN or proxy connection. Etc.
Below are a few error code cases and their fixes.
These fixes are based on data collected from users globally. The solutions have been tried several times to ensure that they work in each case.
How do I resolve a “binding failed” issue?
Ensure that the “Google Authenticator” app is installed.
Synchronize the time on your mobile phone and computer.
Ensure the password and 2FA code are correct.
Ensure the date/time setting in your mobile phone is set to “automatic”.
You may refer to the following screenshots to change the settings in your phone.
- How do I re-enable Google Authenicator if I no longer have access to my previously installed Google Authenticator app？
If you have stored the 16-digit code which was generated when you enabled the Google Authenticator for the first time, you can re-enable your Google Authenticator by adding the key to the App manually.
If you haven’t stored the backup key, you can choose to reset your Google Authenticator (2FA) directly on our website. Kindly refer to the last section for How to Reset Google 2FA.
3What can I do if the page shows “2FA code error”?
Synchronize the time on your mobile phone (to synchronize your Google Authenticator app) and your computer (from which you attempt to log in).
Browse the Binance Login page (www.binance.com) using incognito mode on the Google Chrome web browser.
Clear your browser cache and cookies.
Try to log in from the binance dedicated mobile app.
If none of the suggested steps above solve your problem, then you can simply you to initiate the resetting process of your Google Authenticator: How to reset Google 2FA
HOW TO RESET YOUR GOOGLE AUTHENTICATOR.
If text message (SMS) is not working for you, try these steps:
Make sure the number is valid and that the dial code is correct.
Check with your provider to make sure you can receive “promotional” SMS since some providers classify Circle text messages differently than standard text messages
If you’re still having trouble, you might need to reset your device – please follow the instructions here and we’ll be happy to help
If you use Google Authenticator or Authy:
Note: When signing-up and resetting your device you can only use SMS. You can change to an Authenticator application afterward, but you need to prove you own a phone number.
If you are experiencing trouble with your Google Authenticator code and you are using an Android phone, it might be because the time on your Google Authenticator app is not synced correctly.
MAKE SURE YOUR TIME IS CORRECT:
to ensure that the time on your device is correct, follow the following steps;
Go to the main menu on the Google Authenticator app
Click Time correction for codes
Click Sync now
On the next screen, the app will confirm that the time has been synced, and you should now be able to use your verification codes to sign in. The sync will only affect the internal time of your Google Authenticator app on your Android phone, and will not change your device’s Time and Date settings.
The steps above should fix your error problems, but just in case the error codes persist you may have to reset your 2FA device and restart Authenticator:
Once you have reset your phone number, please enter your Settings
Under Security, you can switch back to Google Authenticator
Doing this will generate a new QR code for you to scan, and you should have no further trouble logging into the account.
That brings us to the end of this article. I hope you found it helpful in reading this article. Thank you and see you in the next post.