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btce - How to use two-factor authentication at btc-e?
  • ripper234

    btc-e has a very confusing process of enabling 2-factor. How should I use it?

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    Should I generate a one time password with a Yubikey? Should I backup the private key / base32 ?

    What does this auth process do?

    (P.S. btc-e - you need to hire some better UX people)

  •  Answers:

  • user6265

    it was easy to set up for me using an android phone ... just install the google auth, scan the code they give you on btc

    new users should take a screen shot of the QR code and print it out and save in secure location. You can't get back to that QR code, so save it from the beginning.

    Here is a more general info on the topic:

    http://cadince.com/3-ways-to-move-google-authenticator/

  • ripper234

    At first I didn't find this on Google, but I just saw this on their blog:

    To protect your account from hacking you should:

    1. Create a key in profile->security https://btc-e.com/profile#security/2fa
    2. Scan the QR code using the Google Authenticator (or enter key to another application)
    3. Confirm by entering the one-time password

    Following these simple steps you can turn a one-time password to log into your account, withdrawals, or to change the security settings.

    Install Google Authenticator: Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.authenticator2 iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/ru/app/google-authenticator/id388497605