2 factor authentication question

Discus and support 2 factor authentication question in XBoX on Consoles to solve the problem; I turned on 2 factor authentication last night. On my desktop PC, because it's a trusted device, when I log into Xbox.com via Internet Explorer, I... Discussion in 'XBoX on Consoles' started by SigmaTheDJ, Apr 27, 2014.

  1. SigmaTheDJ
    SigmaTheDJ Guest

    2 factor authentication question


    I turned on 2 factor authentication last night. On my desktop PC, because it's a trusted device, when I log into Xbox.com via Internet Explorer, I don't need to enter in a security code. That's fine. That's how I want it to work.

    However, when I sign into my Xbox One, it asks me to enter in a security code, so I have to use Google Authenticator on my Nexus 5 to get a code, then type it in.

    How do I make my home Xbox One a trusted device so that I don't have to enter in a security code when signing into it? 2 factor auth is useful for protecting my account if someone tries to log in on a device other than my desktop PC or my own Xbox One, but
    currently, because I have to enter in the security code when signing into the Xbox One, it makes me not want to use 2 factor auth at all.

    :)
     
    SigmaTheDJ, Apr 27, 2014
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  2. NewarkZombie
    NewarkZombie Guest
    My daughter is being harassed

    2 factor authentication (as you called it: 2 step verification).
     
    NewarkZombie, Apr 27, 2014
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  3. Freeker47
    Freeker47 Guest
    Two Factor Authentication.

    Good question! I'm interested in that too!
     
    Freeker47, Apr 27, 2014
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  4. 2 factor authentication question

    Hello SigmaTheDJ,

    I apologies for the issue you are having when using 2-step authentication. However, to make your Xbox One a trusted device with your account you will need to get a Password from your live account settings. This can be found at:
    account.live.com/.../Manage When asked to enter the password to your Microsoft account linked with your profile, please generate a code from the 2-step authentication. Then enter that code
    on the Xbox. Please keep us updated...

    Thank you!
     
    Alliance United, Apr 29, 2014
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  5. Alliance United Win User

    2 factor authentication question

    Hello SigmaTheDJ,

    I apologies for the issue you are having when using 2-step authentication. However, to make your Xbox One a trusted device with your account you will need to get a Password from your live account settings. This can be found at:
    account.live.com/.../Manage When asked to enter the password to your Microsoft account linked with your profile, please generate a code from the 2-step authentication. Then enter that code
    on the Xbox. Please keep us updated...

    Thank you!
  6. NewarkZombie Win User

    My daughter is being harassed

    2 factor authentication (as you called it: 2 step verification).
  7. Jo87013 Win User

    Unable to download Xbox 360 gamer profile when playing any Xbox 360 game on Xbox One.

    No, and removed 2 factor authentication to test if that was causing issues with no luck!
  8. StuartATrueRed Win User

    Signed in on Xbox One, not on Xbox 360

    Hi, how long is the password and have you got 2 factor authentication turned on?
  9. OstrichDaddy Win User

    I'm getting "The password you entered isn't valid" And I know it's valid.

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