What is verification code generator on Workplace and how does it work?

The verification code generator feature can be turned on from all devices, but codes can only be generated with verification code generator from the Workplace app for Android and iOS.
Verification code generator is part of an extra security feature called two-factor authentication. If you turn on two-factor authentication, you'll be asked for a special security code each time you try to log into your Workplace account from a new device.
To turn on verification code generator from your computer:
  1. Log into Workplace.
  2. Click your profile picture in the bottom-left and select Settings.
  3. Click Security and Login.
  4. Click Edit in the Use two-factor authentication section.
  5. Select a security method and follow the on-screen instructions.
To generate a code using verification code generator from the Workplace iOS app:
  1. Tap .
  2. Tap Settings & Privacy, then select Account Settings.
  3. Tap Security and Login.
  4. Tap Use two-factor authentication.
  5. Use the code to log into Workplace.
To generate a code using verification code generator from the Workplace Android app:
  1. Tap.
  2. Tap Help & Settings, then select Account Settings.
  3. Tap Security and Login.
  4. Tap Use two-factor authentication.
  5. Select a security method, then tap Continue and follow the on-screen instructions.
Note: Security codes can also be generated with a third-party app.
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