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http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12503/7065249?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Tue, 29 Aug 2017 15:16:56 +0000 2 step verification 2 step verification http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12503/7065249?cpt=8&wpid=2637 KTVX ABC 4 Salt Lake City >> i will never forget meeting christopher in the apple store years and years ago, getting a shot of we need a tech time tuesday guy and here we are. >> i remember i remember the advice mail, how do you feel about being on tv next week. pretty good, actually. >> you have been so helpful. you have provided so much knowledge to everyone. and i'm so, actually really excited that i get to be on the segment with you before i leave which is two step verification which is kind of confusing but also annoying. >> first of all, what is two step verification. >> it is you log in but then it also sends you a text message with a security code to validate that it is you. >> yes. >> there are other ways to do it too. two step verification can be you answer a security question. to get into an account. >> right. >> so on the screen here i have got my, the list page which is ride sharing service. i actually have an account here so i'm going to put in my phone number. and when i put in my phone number, that's how i log in. so it's saying we'll send a text to verify your phone. >> right, so right now i put in my phone number. >> i think you should share your phone number with everyone. >> and now it says, it says now it says verify your phone, your number. and it gives me a security code to log in. >> okay. >> so right now i have a text message on my phone that i can now log into my account. >> so that's the process of two step verification. >> that is the process. so what is it for? >> the two step verification is for accounts that you really want to make sure that no one else gets in. an example is i have an email address i set up back in college years ago that every once in a while i get text messages with verification codes saying here is your verification code to change your password. i am not trying to change my password. >> which means someone has tried to hack in. >> which means someone is trying to hack into my account am but because i have two step verification, i get the text message and am able to say no, that's not me and just leave it but i do is i actually go in and log in to my account and i change my password to something even more difficult, i think that password right now is extremely difficult to get. >> so it is not something you need to have on all of your accounts, right. >> not necessarily. on accounts that are you not too concerned about. you don't need to have it and i will caution you, if you travel international a lot, how are you going to get a text message on your phone, right. so there are other ways, there is google actually has two step verification and it gives you an option that if you are not able to access the phone, it gives you other options. one being security questions. >> okay, so it is another process that can be a little annoying am do i have it set up on one account and it is so annoying and i'm like why am i doing this t is my pay pal account. >> yes, it's great, financial accounts, apple is actually a good thing to have it set up on. so if someone tries to access your imessages you will actually get a notification on your phone saying i message is now being used on a new mac or a new i pad or whatever. so your devices are actually really good to have two step verification. >> so you can do the two step verification on like the app or account but you can also do it on the actual devices. >> the device actually goes on apple, your apple i.d., on samsung it goes with are or android it goes with whatever account. >> so like your i cloud. >> right. >> so it is an account feature. >> your itunes log-in. >> correct. >> that kind of stuff so it's important. >> absolutely. yes, it is annoying especially when, it works too so sometimes have i two step verification turned on. but it's not something i have to relog into on new-- on the same computer. so when i go to a new computer that is when my two step verification pops up and says we don't recognize this computer, is this you. >> can you give us in like 30 sendings tips to not get locked out of two step verification. >> put a phone number that you actually have, put an email address you have access to and don't make the answers to your security question things that you will pore get. >> okay, i've done that multiple times. >> i have two. that is how i learned not to do it. >> that is why he is still here for tech time tuesday. thank you very much f you guys want more information on christopher, how to work with him, there's all the information right there, tech life coach.com and we talked to him to help

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