How to Set Up Two-Factor Authentication on CEX.io with Protectimus Slim NFC

CEX.io cryptocurrency exchange asks its users to enable 2-factor authentication immediately after registration. But if you don’t use two-factor authentication on CEX.io you can always activate in in security settings.

We prepared 3 guides to add hardware security token Protectimus Slim NFC to CEX.io cryptocurrency exchange:

  1. For those who are new on CEX.io.
  2. For CEX.io users who never activated 2-factor authentication, and now want to enable it with Protectimus Slim NFC.
  3. For those who already use 2-factor authentication with software OTP token.

Guide 1

How to enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC for those who are new on CEX.io.

  1. Download the Protectimus TOTP Burner application.
  2. Sign up to CEX.io.
  3. After registration, choose two-factor authentication via Smartphone app.

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

  1. You will see the QR code with the secret key (seed). Use it to program the Protectimus Slim NFC token.

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

  1. Program the Protectimus Slim NFC token by scanning the QR code. Learn how to program Protectimus Slim NFC token here.
  2. Download 2FA backup key.

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

  1. To finish the token enrollment enter the one-time password from Protectimus Slim NFC in the field “Enter 2FA code from the app” and press the button “Next”.

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

Guide 2

How to enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC for existing accounts without enabled two-factor authentication.

  1. Download the Protectimus TOTP Burner application.
  2. Login to your CEX.io account and initiate the enrolment of software token:

Choose “Profile” section from the drop-down menu in the right upper corner ->

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

Go to “Security” settings ->

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

Enable two-factor authentication ->

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

Choose 2-factor authentication via Smartphone app.

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

  1. You will see the QR code with the secret key (seed). Use it to program the Protectimus Slim NFC token.

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

  1. Program the Protectimus Slim NFC token by scanning the QR code. Learn how to program Protectimus Slim NFC token here.
  2. Download 2FA backup key.

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

  1. To finish the token enrollment enter the one-time password from Protectimus Slim NFC in the field “Enter 2FA code from the app” and press the button “Next”.

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

Guide 3

How to enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC for those who already use 2-factor authentication with software OTP token.

Note: DON’T delete Google Authenticator or another application you use for OTP generation until you finish the Protectimus Slim NFC setup.

  1. Download the Protectimus TOTP Burner application.
  2. Login to your CEX.io account and disable 2-factor authentication with software token:

Choose “Profile” section from the drop-down menu in the right upper corner ->

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

Go to “Security” settings ->

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

Click the “Edit settings” button ->

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

Deactivate 2FA ->

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

Enter one-time password from your software authenticator to disable authentication app ->

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

Confirm your actions ->

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

Click the button “I’d like to proceed anyway”.

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

  1. Initiate the enrolment of software token one more time:

Choose “Profile” section from the drop-down menu in the right upper corner ->

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

Go to “Security” settings ->

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

Enable two-factor authentication ->

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

Choose 2-factor authentication via Smartphone app.

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

You will see the QR code with the secret key (seed). Use it to program the Protectimus Slim NFC token.

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

  1. Program the Protectimus Slim NFC token by scanning the QR code. Learn how to program Protectimus Slim NFC token here.
  2. Download 2FA backup key.

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

 

  1. To finish the token enrollment enter the one-time password from Protectimus Slim NFC in the field “Enter 2FA code from the app” and press the button “Next”.

How to Enable CEX.io 2FA with Protectimus Slim NFC

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