Setting up 2FA for LinkedIn on your computer If you choose to add 2FA as an additional layer of security, you’ll be asked to provide a mobile phone number that will be used to send you verification codes each time you sign in to LinkedIn from an unknown device. 1. Open LinkedIn 2. Click the Me icon at the top of your homepage 3. Select Settings & Privacy from the dropdown 4. Under the Login and security section of the Account tab, click Change next to Two-step verification 5. Click Turn on You may be asked to enter your password or verification code (if your mobile number is linked to your account) for security reasons 6. Once you receive a code sent to your phone, enter it into the box on the device you’re using to sign in 7. Click Verify Turning on 2FA for LinkedIn on your mobile devices 1. Open the LinkedIn app 2. Tap your Profile picture 3. Tap the Settings Icon in the top right 4. Tap the Privacy tab 5. Scroll to bottom of screen and tap Two-step verification 6. Click on Set up then follow the instructions on-screen Third party 2FA apps If you would like to use a third party 2FA app, there are many available. Most are free of charge and effective with LinkedIn. The recommendation is to do your research and find a solution that’s right for you. Below are some examples of 2FA apps currently available. Google Authenticator LastPass Authenticator Microsoft Authenticator Authy Authenticator Content complexity Moderate This rating relates to the complexity of the advice and information provided on the page.