Wow, two-factor authentication on websites without SMS is sure easy these days:

  1. install
  2. on the website where you want to enable 2FA, go to settings and find where it can be enabled;
  3. you'll be offered to scan a QR code. Do it. A new item will appear in the FreeOTP+'s list of tokens;
  4. whenever you log in, open the app, tap the appropriate token, and enter the code it shows into the input box on the website.

Why did I wait so long to do this? It's e-e-e-easy!


Ah, forgot step 5: save backup codes the site provides into your password manager. Or maybe set up more second factors.

Also, before you ask: yes, Mastodon supports 2FA: App Settings → User Preferences → Account → Account Settings → Two-factor Auth

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