How to Setup Two-Factor Authentication on LinkedIn

How to Setup Two-Factor Authentication On LinkedIn


How to Setup Two-Factor Authentication On LinkedIn-:  LinkedIn is a business- and employment-oriented social networking service that operates via websites and mobile apps. Founded on December 28, 2002, and launched on May 5, 2003, it is mainly used for professional networking, including employers posting jobs and job seekers posting their CVs. As of 2015, most of the company’s revenue came from selling access to information about its members to recruiters and sales professionals.

Linkedin is a social networking website but it is focused on professional networking and at linkedin it is very easy to connect people in your domain , Linkedin not only good for professional networking but also useful for job change as per my experience possibilities to get good job is higher at linkedin over job portal by connecting with other people in your domain.


 LinkedIn allows members (both workers and employers) to create profiles and “connections” to each other in an online social network which may represent real-world professional relationships. Members can invite anyone (whether an existing member or not) to become a connection. The “gated-access approach” (where contact with any professional requires either an existing relationship or an introduction through a contact of theirs) is intended to build trust among the service’s members. at any social networking website we share our personal information like other social networking website Linkedin also provides 2 factor authentication to secure user information In this post we will learn how to set two factor authentication on Linkedin.

How to Setup Two-Factor Authentication On LinkedIn-:


Log into your LinkedIn Account and head over to and then Security===>>Two-step Verification===> Add Phone Number



Now select your Country , Enter your mobile no and password , Linkedin will send a 6 digit code to your mobile number just enter it and its all done.


Turning Two-Step Verification On and Off

Please note, you’ll have to have a mobile phone number associated with your LinkedIn account before you can complete the two-step verification. Learn more about how to add and remove phone numbers on your LinkedIn account.


Conclusion -: due to increase in cyber crime everyone must start using two factor authentication for their all social networking accounts and most of all social networking websites provide facility of two factor. Authentication .

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