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How to Enable Two-Factor Authentication Instagram android

Instagram added new security feature of Two-Factor Authentication to protect your Instagram account. Instagram is one of the most popular video and photo sharing app. This 2-step authentication on Instagram requires a security code when you sign in your Instagram account. Every time need security code to confirm it. Instagram has great feature of share private photos with only your selected user. It’s simple to Enable Two-Factor Authentication Instagram android device.

Other great Instagram feature is stream live video in Instagram and Instagram stories related with Snapchat. All popular social networking sites support this live video and two step authentication feature including WhatsApp, Facebook and Snapchat.  You can see this 2-step authentication option in latest version of Instagram app. If not seen this option then update Instagram or install latest version from Google Play store. Follow below given step by step guide to Enable Two-Factor Authentication Instagram android phone or tablet device.

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How to Enable Two-Factor Authentication Instagram android phone or tablet

Step 1: Launch the Instagram app in your android device

Step 2: Tap “User profile” icon from below right side corner

You can see your Instagram profile details.

Tap more in instagram profile page

Step 3: Tap “More

Two-factor authentication in instagram android

Step 4: Touch “Two-Factor Authentication” under account settings

By default disable two-step authentication in android device.

Step 5: Turn on “Require security code


You can see phone number required message on screen.

Add phone number to enable security

Step 6: Tap “Add number

Tap arrow icon from top right side

Step 7: Enter phone number & tap “Arrow” icon from top right side corner

Now you can get code in your device to verify Instagram account.

Step 8: Verify phone number & again tap “Arrow” icon

Instagram backup codes if not recevie security code android

You can see 5 backup codes on screen in your android phone or tablet devices. If you find this codes has been stolen then tap “Get new codes”.  You can copy codes to clipboard or take screenshot of code to save it your phone gallery.

Enable Two-Factor Authentication Instagram android

Now Enable two-factor authentication on Instagram android device. You can see get backup codes that helpful to you when error occur to get security code in your android device due to network problem.

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