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This article was published on July 1, 2014


Apple is testing two-step verification for iCloud.com

Apple is testing two-step verification for iCloud.com
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Over a year after rolling out two-step verification for Apple ID accounts, Apple has added the process for some users of its iCloud.com Web apps, according to AppleInsider.

The new setup places a lock icon over all iCloud apps except Find My iPhone, assuming that you already have two-factor authentication in place. You’ll need to get the four-digit verification code from an approved device in order to unlock apps like Mail, Pages and Calendar.

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We’ve reached out to Apple to ask whether it plans to make this available to all accounts.

Apple rolls out two-step verification for iCloud.com Web apps [AppleInsider]

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