We've ended our 2FA coupon code promotion, it ended December 2020. We still strongly recommend 2FA setup for your account to keep it safe even if your password is compromised!

Securing your Adafruit account is a two-part process. First, you will need to verify your email address. Then, you will need to set up 2FA. Follow the steps below to secure your account.

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We have a guide to help you through the process.

Once you have your account set up, it's time to verify your email address. First, log in to your account and click on the My Account section. Next, click on the Gift Certificates and Coupons option.

Once there, you'll see the SECURED coupon listed under Account Coupons, and you'll see our prompt to verify your email and set up 2FA.

Click the verify your email hyperlinked text. You will need to check your inbox for an email from Adafruit and follow the prompts.

After you verify your account, log out of your account and log back in. Then navigate back to the Gift Certificates and Coupons tab under the My Account section. You'll see that the prompt under the Account Coupons section has been updated. Congratulations! Your email has been verified. Now all you need to do is set up 2FA.

Please note, if you try to use the code during checkout without verifying your email, you will receive an error message.

Next, return to the Account Coupons section of your Gift Certificate and Coupons account details and click the link to enable 2FA on your account.

Two-factor authentication is a 2 step process to help keep bad guys out of a computer account even if they have your password. For shorthand in this tutorial, Two-Factor Authentication will be referred to as 2FA.

Please follow the prompts to set it up. We also have a detailed guide here about why 2FA is important and how you can enable it.


Please note the option to use SMS is no longer available. Please set up 2FA with Authy or the Google Authenticator App

If you try to use the discount code before 2FA is enabled, you will receive the following error message:

Once 2FA is enabled, please log out of your account and then log back in. That's it! You've SECURED your Adafruit account, and you are officially ready to use that discount.

This guide was first published on Nov 11, 2020. It was last updated on Mar 08, 2024.

This page (Secure your Adafruit account) was last updated on Mar 08, 2024.

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