What Are Backup Codes, and Why You Need Them?

A black and white image of a man holding a paper with codes.

As a responsible person, I’ve quickly realized the importance of having backup codes for my accounts. From my Google account to Discord, I’ve found that having these codes has been a lifesaver in more ways than one. In this blog post, I’ll discuss backup codes, why you need them, and how to set them up for different online services. Backup codes are unique, one-time-use codes generated by service providers to access your account if you lose access to your primary …

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Deleting Google Authenticator? – Do this First

Deleting Google Authenticator - Do this first.

If you are thinking of removing Google Authenticator from your phone, please wait for a minute and let me explain what you should do first to save yourself a lot of trouble. Whether you don’t like the design of the Google Authenticator app or are upset about the lack of a backup option, or perhaps you bought a new phone, follow the steps below to make sure you won’t regret it. Make sure to copy the Backup Codes, QR-Codes, or …

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