How do I enable Two Factor Authentication for my Zoho Books account?

You can access all of Zoho’s Apps using a Single Sign-On (SSO), which means that you can use any service from Zoho using the same email address and password.

You can enhance the security of your account by enabling Two Factor Authentication (TFA). It is a n extra layer of security in which a user is identified using a combination of different methods. If TFA is enabled in a Zoho account, the user will be identified by:

  • Step 1: Email Address (Username) and a unique password.
  • Step 2: A verification code sent to a registered mobile number or a code generated by Google Authenticator.

To enable Two Factor Authentication (TFA) for your account:

  • Go to and login with your registered email address and password.
  • Click on Two Factor Authentication.

  • Select the mode using which you wish to authenticate your profile. (SMS or Google Authenticator).

    • For TFA using the Google Authenticator mode :

      1. Select Google Authenticator and click Next.
      2. Download and install the Google Authenticator app in your phone (Android/iOS) from the app store. Learn more about Installing Google Authenticator.
      3. Using the app, scan the QR code present in the Zoho accounts page. 
      4. Enter the verification code generated by the Google Authenticator. 
      5. Click Save once verified successfully.

  • Follow the steps as mentioned above, to setup, verify and confirm the addition of Two Factor Authentication for your account.
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