We strongly recommend the mobile app as the most user-friendly option.
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Have your chosen mobile device handy to start the enrollment process.
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Once complete, you will need your Duo-enrolled device when you log in with your NetID and password.
With two-factor authentication, you will protect your NetID account with something you KNOW (your password) and something you HAVE (your Duo-enrolled device).
Once you have enrolled in NetID Two-Factor Authentication, you will log in as usual with your NetID and password, and then verify your identity by accepting a push notification from the mobile app, entering a passcode sent in a text message or answering a phone call.
No mobile phone? We strongly recommend the mobile app as the most user-friendly option. However, other options are available. Review our Device Comparison Chart and Guide to Two-Factor Authentication to help you make the best choice.
Two-factor authentication adds a second layer of security, keeping your NetID account secure even if your password is compromised. Once you have enrolled, you will be alerted right away (on your Duo-enrolled device) if someone is trying to log in as you.
Federal agencies such as the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health will soon begin requiring researchers to have this added layer of security on their account. NetID Two-Factor Authentication will be an important part of giving Texas A&M researchers the ability to log in with their NetID at federal grant websites and other research resources.