Recommended combo: Smartphone (primary device), landline (back-up device)
TO ACTIVATE TWO-STEP VERIFICATION:
- Login to HarvardKey self-service (https://key.harvard.edu), ideally from your computer (not from the device you are setting up)
- Set up a primary device - for most, this will be a smartphone
- Set up a back-up device (optional, but highly recommended) to use if you forget or lose your primary device
Your back up device can be a tablet, landline or basic cell phone, or another smartphone
Supported Browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer 11 or later, and Opera.
You will not need to do anything to your computer(s).
For step-by-step set up instructions, choose a device from the list below or click here to print instructions.
Recommended primary device
Recommended back-up device
Does not work with mobile devices
*Strongly recommended for all users