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How to enable 2FA in Cpanel

Here are the steps to enable Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) in cPanel at

Log into your cPanel account.

In the SECURITY section, click on "Two-Factor Authentication".

Click on the "Manage Two-Factor Authentication" button.

Select your preferred 2FA provider from the options:
• Google Authenticator (Recommended by
• Duo Security
• Symantec VIP Access
• FreeOTP
• RedHat OTP

Follow the on-screen instructions to set up your chosen 2FA provider app on your mobile device or security key.

Once set up, you will be prompted to enter a 2FA code from the app whenever you log into your cPanel account for enhanced security.

Benefits of Enabling 2FA in cPanel at
• Adds an extra layer of security to your cPanel account
• Prevents unauthorized access even if your password is compromised
• Protects your websites, emails, databases and other hosting services
• Meets industry standards for secure account access highly recommends enabling 2FA on your cPanel account to safeguard your online presence and data from potential threats and breaches.

Updated on: 19/04/2024

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