Amazon has recently added two-step verification to its website. This means that you can protect your account with an additional layer of security.
If you use two-step verification when you sign into your Amazon account, you’ll enter your email address and your password, and then you’ll be required to enter a six-digit code that will be sent to you by SMS. (For a brief overview how two-step verification works, read this article about setting up two-step verification for iCloud.)
You don’t have to use this method of securing your account, but it’s a good idea if you do. Two-step verification prevents others from accessing your account on other devices.
The following describes how to activate Amazon’s two-step verification.
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