Today, LinkedIn has enabled a new security feature, two-step authentication. This feature is already available on most of the websites now. Google Facebook, Microsoft, Apple, Twitter and many other websites now use this feature for enhanced security. In LinkedIn, this feature works same. After enabling this feature, you will get a one-time pass key to your mobile device. If you enter the right passkey, you will get access. This feature protects your account from unauthorized access to your account even if your password has been compromised.
If you want to use two-step authentication feature on LinkedIn, follow these steps to enable it.
Step 1: Login in your LinkedIn account.
Step 2: Now take mouse over to your name on the top right corner of the page and then select settings from the menu.
Step 3: In the settings page, scroll the page to the bottom. Here you will see four vertical tabs. Select Account tab here and then click on Manage Security Settings link.
Step 4: In security settings page, click on Turn On link below “Two-step verification for sign-on” section.
Step 5: Then it will ask you to enter your phone number. LinkedIn will send one-time pass key to this number.
Step 6: It will send a verification code to your mobile phone to verify your phone number. You will have to enter this verification code in next page.
After verification of your mobile number, the feature will be enabled for your account.