Learn how to enable MFA (Multi Factor Authentication) in your LMS account

  1. Login to the LMS Site with your account credentials.

  2. Click on the user icon, which is at the upper-right corner of the page to open a drop-down menu and select “Preferences”.

  3. Now Click on Multi-factor Authentication Preferences under the heading User Account.

  4. Then select the checkbox “Setup App” under AUTHENTICATOR APP to enable Multi Factor Authentication.

5.After selecting checkbox now you’ll be prompted to link your authentication app to your LMS account by scanning a QR code.(If you don’t already have an app installed on your device, you’ll need to download one. You can use any time-based one time password (TOTP) authentication app, FreeOTP is preferred).

  1. After scanning the QR code, your LMS account is added in the device.
    By tapping on the added LMS link in FreeOTP app, it gives you an OTP to enter. Add the device label & enter the code generated by your authentication app. Now click Save Changes.


  2. Now, through your authentication app, you can view and use codes to log in to your LMS account. Finally, MFA is enabled for your account and need to enter OTP every time you log in.

Good Tutorial :ok_hand:
One can download Freeotp from F-Droid here

To know more about FreeOtp: