How to set up 2FA in Workato — Workato for Admins
Setting up two-factor authentication (2FA) for your Workato account
With security being a big concern today, enabling two-factor authentication will provide an additional layer of security to your account. Below, you can find out:
- How to set up 2FA from your workspace, with the help of an authenticator app
- How to use 2FA to login securely to your account
How to set up 2FA from your Workato workspace
Go to your account settings at the bottom left-hand corner of your screen.
Head over to
Two-factor authentication and click
Set-up two-factor authentication.
After verifying your password, a QR code will pop up.
Verify your Workato account with an authenticator app
Use an authenticator app (like Google Authenticator, Microsoft Authenticator, or Authy) to scan this QR code.
The authenticator app can be installed on your mobile phone or any secondary device you wish to use to verify each login.
Related: Which authenticator apps are best?
For this example, I will use
Authy, which has been installed in my phone.
Press the plus button in the center of the app, add it by QR code, and scan the QR code in Workato.
Fill in the six-digit verification code
After you have successfully added an account for Workato in
Authy, head back to Workato and click
next on the QR code display screen.
Fill in the six digit code that you see in
Authy, then click
One last step: Save your recovery codes
You’re almost there! Before you complete the 2FA set-up, remember to download your recovery codes for times when you face an issue with your authenticator app or don’t have access to your secondary device.
What does your new login process look like?
Now that you’re done setting up 2FA for your Workato workspace account, let’s walk through your new login process.
Upon logging in with your ID and password, Workato will request authentication through the authenticator app.
Head back to your authenticator app, grab the code that is being displayed there, and hit
Verify to complete your login process.
To learn more about two-factor authentication, read the full documentation on setting up 2FA here.