How to Enable Google Two-Factor Authentication

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Please note: Elon University Information Technology does not provide support for this feature beyond what is listed below.


  • Allows for use of second authentication method during login to Google services
  • Provides enhanced security
  • Enabling two-factor authentication is completely optional to our Elon Google users

When logging into Google services via Elon’s login page ( you will NOT be prompted for the second-factor. Google’s two-factor method will ONLY prompt when logging in to your Elon Google account in one of the following:

  • a downloaded Google App (i.e. Gmail for iPhone/iPad)
  • Android device (i.e. Configuring a cell phone that runs Android OS – Samsung, Google Pixel, HTC, etc)
  • other Google devices (i.e. PixelBook, ChromeBook)

How to enable two-factor authentication on your Elon Google Account:

Please follow the instructions found here:


Article ID: 79211
Tue 5/28/19 11:24 AM
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