Set up Two-Factor (2FA)

Two-factor authentication is an extra layer of security for your Bittrex account designed to ensure that you're the only person who can access your account, even if someone might know your password.

With two-factor authentication, your account can only be accessed on devices you trust, like your smartphone. When you want to sign in to your Bittrex account, you'll need to provide two pieces of information—your password and the six-digit verification code that's automatically displayed in your authentication app.

To set up Two-factor authentication on your Bittrex account follow these step-by-step guides:

From your computer

Step 1
Go to the Settings page

Log in to your Bittrex account and click the link to the Settings page in the main site header.

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Step 2
Go to the Two-Factor Authentication page

The Settings sub-pages are listed on the left side of the screen. Click the “Two-Factor Authentication” link.

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Step 3
Back up your Security Key

It is extremely important that you save your Security Key in a safe place. Resetting your Two-Factor Authentication requires opening a support ticket and may take up to 7 days to address.

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Step 4
Download Google Authenticator on your mobile device

You can use a different authentication app if you prefer.

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Google Authenticator

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Step 5
Open Google Authenticator and add a new authentication key

If this is your first time using Google Authenticator, tap “Begin Setup” to add a new key.

If you have previously set up Google Authenticator, tap the + icon in the top bar to add a new key.

Select the “Scan barcode” option.

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Step 6
Use Google Authenticator to scan the QR code

Point your phone camera at the QR Code displayed on the Bittrex website. The app will scan the QR Code and display a 6 digit code.

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Step 7
Enter the 6 digit code provided by Google Authenticator

In the “Authentication code" text field, enter the 6 digit code that appears in the Google Authenticator app. FYI: the code changes every 30 seconds.

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Step 8
Check your email for instructions on how to verify Two-Factor Authentication

Your Two-Factor Authentication status is Pending. You must click the link in the email to complete the setup.

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Step 9
Click the “Verify 2FA” button in the email from Bittrex

This link is time-sensitive. If you do not click this link within ’n’ hours you will need to re-start the 2FA setup from the beginning.

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Congratulations!
Two-Factor Authentication is now enabled on your account.

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From your mobile device

 

Step 1
Go to the Settings page

Log in to your Bittrex account and open the site menu by tappping on the menu icon in the top right.

On the site menu, tap on “Settings” to open the list of sub-pages. Tap on the “Two-Factor Authentication link.

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Step 2
Back up your Security Key

It is extremely important that you save your Security Key in a safe place. Reseting your Two-Factor Authentication requires opening a support ticket and may take up to 48 hours to address.

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Step 3
Download Google Authenticator on your mobile device

You can use a different authentication app if you prefer.

g-auth-logo-2x.png

Google Authenticator

btn-app-store-2x.png   btn-play-store-2x.png

 

Step 4
Open Google Authenticator and add a new authentication key

If this is your first time using Google Authenticator, tap “Begin Setup” to add a new key.

If you have used previously set up Google Authenticator, tap the + icon in the top bar to add a new key.

Select the “Manual entry” option.

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Step 5
Enter your Account and Security Key info into Google Authenticator

Copy your Account info from the Bittrex 2FA page and paste it into the Account field in Google Authenticator.

Copy your Security Key from the Bittrex 2FA page and paste it into the Key field in Google Authenticator.

Tap the Check-mark icon to submit your information.

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Step 6
Enter the 6 digit code provided by Google Authenticator

In the “Authentication code text field, enter the 6 digit code that appears in the Google Authenticator app. FYI: the code changes every 30 seconds.

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Step 7
Check your email for instructions on how to verify Two-Factor Authentication

Your Two-Factor Authentication status is Pending. You must click the link in the email complete the setup.

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Step 8
Click the “Verify 2FA” button in the email from Bittrex

This link is time-sensitive. If you do not click this link within ’n’ hours you will need to re-start the 2FA setup from the beginning.

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Congratulations!
Two-Factor Authentication is now enabled on your account.

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