How to Secure your Slack Account with Two Factor Authentication-:
Two-factor Authentication is a must have a feature to use any service online, While using Two Factor Authentication always secure your backup codes at a secure place.
How Two Factor Authentication Works-:
Every time you sign in to Slack, you’ll be asked to enter a verification code. Choose to have the verification code sent by text message or from an authentication app on your phone. Enter the code in Slack and you’ll be signed in to Slack with added peace of mind.
Download and install an authentication app. Before you can set up 2FA on your account, you’ll need to download and install an authentication app on your device.Slack 2FA can be used with most Time-Based, One-Time Password (TOTP) applications.
Here are a few options to get you started:
List of Authentication App For Windows User-:
Microsoft Authenticator, Duo Mobile.
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Head over to your Workspace at www.Your-Workspace.slack.com, For Example, I am active Member of WordPress Meetup Mumbai and We have Slack Channel to Discuss WordPress Meetup and Planning at https://wpmumbai.slack.com so my Workspace is WPMumbai which you can see in below snapshot.
Expand Two-Factor Authentication, and click Setup Two-Factor Authentication. it will ask you to enter your password again. once you entered your Password it will ask How would you like to receive your authentication codes? either SMS or Use App.
at this step Download the Authenticator App if you have not installed and then scan the barcode…If you are using Google Authenticator like Me then Click on plus sign==>>Scan the Barcode, once you scan the barcode you will get 6 digit code, which you have to enter to activate Two Factor Authentication.
Now it is all done, you have successfully setup the Two-factor Authentication on Slack, Now Slack gives you Backup Codes If you lose access to your authentication device, you can use one of these backup codes to login to your account. Each code may be used only once. Make a copy of these codes, and store it somewhere safe.
Conclusion-: Slack is a Post Popular Team Collaboration Tool. In this Post I have tried to explain in the best way to set up Two-factor authentication on Slacl, If you have any other opinion you can leave your comment in the comment section of the post.
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