Two-factor authentication

Add an extra layer of security to your IG account

What is it?

Two-factor authentication (2FA) is an optional security feature that requires you to enter a verification code as well as your password every time you log in.

Once set up, 2FA drastically reduces the chance of unauthorised access to your account. 

How do I get it?

1. Download the 'IG Authentication' app

 

2. Activate two-factor authentication on your account

3. Enter the code with your password every time you log in

Get started

1. If you have an iPhone, iPad or Android  device, download the ‘IG Authentication’ app from the relevant app store.

2. Log in to the dealing platform and visit My Account > Settings > Two-factor Authentication.

3. Follow the instructions to activate 2FA on your account.

Download the app

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Still have questions? See our FAQ for further details.

 

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