It appears you have not yet registered with our community. To register please click here...

 
Go Back [M] > Madshrimps > WebNews
Apple brings two-step verification to iCloud and Apple ID users Apple brings two-step verification to iCloud and Apple ID users
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Apple brings two-step verification to iCloud and Apple ID users
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 22nd March 2013, 08:43   #1
[M] Reviewer
 
Stefan Mileschin's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Romania
Posts: 105,630
Stefan Mileschin Freshly Registered
Default Apple brings two-step verification to iCloud and Apple ID users

It's been a strong selling point from Google for security-minded users, and now Apple has finally come on board with a two-step verification process for Apple ID and iCloud users. Not surprisingly, the system works much the same as with Google and others: you first need to enable it on the Apple ID website, then you can use your mobile device to receive verification codes as needed (either via text message or the Find my iPhone app) to sign into various Apple services. You can also stash a recovery key away in the event you lose or are locked out of your phone.

In our testing, it appears that the functionality is slowly rolling out to US-based users, but in practice, the changes aren't actually sticking. We're hitting plenty of time-outs, and even after registering a device, we're noticing that the verifications aren't sticking within the Apple ID account. If you're running into issues, you may want to just wait as Apple irons out the kinks.

http://www.engadget.com/2013/03/21/a...pple-id-users/
Stefan Mileschin is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Apple extends iCloud storage upgrade for MobileMe users another year Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 8th October 2012 08:12
Apple iCloud adds iOS-style notification bar, Notes and Reminders web apps Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 18th September 2012 06:58
Apple brings Geniuses online in four countries Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 30th August 2012 07:00
Apple users have to pay more for hotels Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 27th June 2012 07:48
Apple inadvertently teases iCloud.com banner notifications, pings your browser iOS 5- Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 9th May 2012 08:56
Apple Extends MobileMe Free 20GB of iCloud Storage Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 7th May 2012 07:55
Cyber criminals take $10,000 a day from Apple users Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 3rd May 2012 07:34
Apple Brings 1080p High Definition to New Apple TV Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 8th March 2012 10:23
Apple vs. Facebook: Why Users Are The Losers Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 23rd February 2012 07:53
Apple brings GarageBand to iPod touch and iPhone users Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 2nd November 2011 06:42

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 09:06.


Powered by vBulletin® - Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO