Enable Google 2-Step Verification

Google offers an additional layer of login protection called 2-step verification. When 2-step verification is activated, you’ll log in with your usual credentials but will also be prompted to enter a verification code that is delivered to your phone.

For more detailed information on 2-step verification, please consult the Overview section below. 

Activate 2-step verification using the following link: ACTIVATE

How to remember computers and remove trusted computers
Note: In Google’s current version of the instructions, it says “Trust this computer”. This is the same as “Remember this computer” and is only valid for 30 days.


General Overview Information

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For those using Outlook, Thunderbird or the standard Email app on your Android device, 2-step verification requires a special  sign-in using App Passwords.  

I have a new phone and need 2-step verification codes sent to it.


Please contact the LITS Help Desk at 315-859-4181 or by emailing helpdesk@hamilton.edu.

Last updated: July 17, 2023


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