What is 2FA?
Two-factor or two-step authentication (also called 2FA) is a technique of accessing a web-based or laptop system account the place the person is required to enter two units of knowledge. This often consists of a customary username/electronic mail + password and a generated safety code.
Requiring a person to supply a particular code along with a password drastically decreases the likelihood of their account being breached by hackers.
The codes used for 2FA are most frequently created by authenticator apps like Google Authenticator. These might be downloaded and put in on a person’s smartphone from corresponding app shops.
Once built-in with the person’s account, often by a QR code, the authenticator will generate a novel set of characters that the person will then use to log in. New codes are then regenerated continuously to supply additional safety.
Why MaxBounty makes use of 2FA for Affiliate Accounts
Protecting our associates’ info has all the time been vital to us. The growing fee of on-line knowledge breaches and identification left has solely made it extra of a precedence. Therefore, we felt it was essential to create an added layer of safety between your delicate info and potential hackers.
That is strictly the aim of 2FA.
When you allow two-factor authentication, it turns into considerably harder for somebody to achieve entry to your account. Automated bot assaults particularly are virtually utterly negated by 2FA.
The degree of safety it provides is greater than well worth the 1-2 minutes it takes to activate.
Although we extremely advocate EVERY affiliate units up 2FA, it's optionally available till you surpass a sure earnings threshold. After that, it is going to turn out to be a necessary requirement. You will then have to set-up 2FA to have the ability to log in to your account.
How to Set-up 2FA on Your MaxBouny Account
The first time you log in to your MaxBounty account, you will notice the next pop-up that may ask you whether or not you want to set-up 2FA now OR to attend:
If you select “Not now”, this pop-up will proceed to seem on the login display screen as soon as a month.
If you select “Yes”, you will notice this discover seem:
Follow the three steps exhibited to activate 2FA in your account instantly.
If you beforehand selected to not set-up 2FA in your account however now want to take action, please observe the steps beneath.
1. Log in to your MaxBounty Account.
2. Click on the individual icon within the high proper nook of the Affiliate Dashboard.
three. Click on ‘Settings’.
Your dashboard ought to now seem like this:
four. Click on the yellow ‘Edit’ button within the high proper nook.
You will then be despatched a affirmation electronic mail that features a code that may mean you can edit your profile settings.
5. Open the affirmation electronic mail and enter the code offered.
You ought to now see that you've the power to edit every particular person part like this:
6. Click on ‘Set up Google Authenticator’ underneath the ‘2-Factor Authentication’ part.
You will then see a pop-up with a set of steps:
7. Follow the steps to finish 2-step Verification Setup.
Download the Google Authenticator App from Apple Store or Google Play. Open the app after which scan the QR code that's displayed in your Affiliate Dashboard.Enter the 6-digit code the app provides you and click on ‘Activate’.
You ought to then see the next inexperienced discover indicating that 2FA is now activated in your account:
How to log in to MaxBounty utilizing 2FA
To log in going ahead, merely enter your username and password as regular. Then, open the Google Authenticator app in your system and enter the displayed 6-digit code to finish the 2FA login.
You ought to now have entry to your MaxBounty account. If you don't, learn the FAQ beneath.
Q: Why is my safety code not working?
A: If your code will not be working, it's doubtless due to considered one of two causes:
Your telephone time is about to automated and/or your battery saver is on.You have to reset the cookies/cache in your internet browser (present in settings) OR alternatively you may strive utilizing a unique browser.
If the issue nonetheless persists, please contact your Affiliate Manager.
Q: Do I have to scan the QR code each time I log in?
A: No. Once you've got used the QR code to arrange the app in your telephone, you'll solely require the 6-digit code throughout the app to log in to your account going ahead.
Q: Can I re-use the identical code?
A: No. The 6-digit code regenerates each 30 seconds. You might want to open the app and use the present code offered every time you log in.
Q: Do I have to hold the Google Authenticator app on my system?
A: Yes. If you delete the app, you have to to undergo the set-up course of once more from the start.
Q: What do I do if I want to interchange the system that accommodates the Google Authenticator app?
A: If you might be planning on switching to a brand new cell system, you must first log in to your MaxBounty account utilizing the Google Authenticator in your outdated system, after which disable your present 2FA . Then, undergo the set-up course of in your new system if you are nonetheless logged in.
If your preliminary system turned broken or when you merely forgot to do that, contact your Affiliate Manager and ask them to reset 2FA for you. You will then be prompted to arrange 2FA once more if you go to log in and may accomplish that utilizing your new system.
Q: I've a number of individuals who want entry to my affiliate account. Can all of us use the identical 2FA?
A: There are instances the place we will set-up 2FA for a number of individuals on a single account. If that is one thing you require, please speak to your Affiliate Manager in regards to the course of.
Q: Can I take away 2FA from my account?
A: We extremely advocate that each affiliate units up 2FA on their account. However, there are uncommon instances the place we'll take away it for you. If you are feeling you've got a sound motive for elimination, please speak to your Affiliate Manager.
If you've got any extra questions concerning 2FA or establishing 2FA in your MaxBounty account, don't hesitate to contact your Affiliate Manager.