GoDaddy customers who live outside the United States can now comfortably secure their accounts by enabling a two step authentication. Keep in mind that when it comes to domains, your domain is usually your identity online and you do not need your domain to be exposed to threats.
The 2 step authentication recommended above is an SMS verification technique where after login in to your GoDaddy login page, you will be sent a code through an SMS. Thereafter, you will be asked to enter the code at the login page for you to be able to access your domain and the hosting panel.
This ought to not be unusual to most of us since the technique has been in use for a long time. They have noticed this technique being used in other accounts apart from Godday and the most popular is its use in the banking industry. Domains like banks are valuable, intangible digital assets which security comes as a top priority.
This is the reason why security like this has been a must have for all domain name registers. This is the only way they can comfortably secure their accounts without having to worry about unauthorized access. Therefore, in case you are interested in securing your domains and files hosted under your GoDaddy accounts be positive you have enabled the step-authentication technique.
How to Enable Godaddy’s Two-Step Authentication
The following is a step by step demonstration of the way you can enable the step authentication on your GoDaddy account:
1. Sign in to your Account
The first step towards enabling the step authentication is first by signing in to your GoDaddy account by entering your credentials on the Login page.
2. Select the Settings
The second thing to do is you ought to pick the settings tab which is often found at the top of the page.
3. Select Your Security Settings
4. Add Two Step Authentication
After you have chosen the security settings & chosen the 2 step authentication, now it is the time to add the Two Factor Authentication.
This is the last step towards setting up the step authentication process. You will be necessary to enter your cell phone number & follow the instructions that follow.
A validation code then will be sent to your phone, fill the code in the next screen & all done. Your account is protected now.
Now your Godaddy Account is more secured and less vulnerable to domain theft and other known Attacks.