This article applies to all TeamViewer free users and customers with a Business, Premium, Corporate or Tensor plan.
Two factor authentication for your TeamViewer account provides an extra layer of protection to secure your TeamViewer account from unauthorized access.
In addition to your password, a second factor (security code) is needed to log in to your TeamViewer account.
To log in to your TeamViewer account you need to enter:
- your email address and
- your password and
- the security code
Activate two factor authentication
- Log in with your TeamViewer account at login.teamviewer.com.
- Click Edit profile under your profile name (upper right corner).
- Go to Security in the left menu
- Click the Activate link under Two factor authentication and follow the onscreen instructions.
Either install an authenticator app from your app-store or use one of these apps.
Video tutorial to activate two factor authentication
How to get the security code?
The security code is generated by an authenticator app on your (mobile) device.
After activating two-factor authentication for your TeamViewer account, the app generates a temporary security code every 30 seconds. When you want to log in to your TeamViewer account, you have to enter the security code displayed on the app at this time.
By following the links below you will find further information on the subject: