Two-factor authentication (2FA) is a valid method to help further ensure integrity and enhance account security.
The following instructions detail activation and utilization of 2FA for Discord.
Download Google Authenticator.
Login to Discord / Open Discord.
Select the gear icon near the lower left-hand corner of the display.
Select “Enable Two-Factor Auth” in “MY ACCOUNT” under “USER SETTINGS” along the upper left-hand side of the display.
Open Google Authenticator.
Select “BEGIN SETUP” or “+” then select “Scan barcode”.
Use Google Authenticator to scan the QR code displayed in Discord – Do this on multiple devices (mobile phones, tablets, etc) if possible to help ensure consistent access.
Enter the six-digit code and select “Activate”.
The following message should now be displayed followed by single-use backup codes along with an explanation for their use:
Note: An additional prompt for the six-digit code from Google Authenticator will follow the standard prompt for the e-mail address and password for future logins to Discord.
To enable 2FA in Google, follow the instructions in this topic.