Xero Two Step Authentication

Jun 06, 2016


Protecting your data is a very important goal for every business; and turning on Two Step Authentication for Xero can go a long way to ensuring piece of mind. See the above video for more information on how it works, and how to set it up.

Two step authentication is used by many online services (such as internet banking) to provide an additional layer of security. It significantly reduces the risk of someone gaining access to your account if they have managed to obtain your login and password through a phishing attack, malware or simply guessing your password.

Here's how it works:Xero 2FA.jpg

  1. enter your user email and password on the login screen
  2. enter a unique 6-digit code from the Google Authenticator app on your phone

Xero is built around protecting your financial data. Stay safe online - use two step authentication for best practice security.

To get started follow the steps in the video; and download the Google Authenticator to your mobile phone.

Tropical Business Solutions is a Xero Silver Partner and are here to assist with setting this up and providing training where required; please call 08 8922 0000 or contact us.

Category: Bookkeeping

Daniel Ladlow


Director at Tropical Business Solutions