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How to setup Authy Authenticator for WordPress 2 Factor Authentication plugin?


WordPress Authy Authenticator works by generating unique, time-sensitive security codes that you can use alongside your regular password when logging into your accounts. These codes are typically valid for a short period of time and provide an additional level of security, as they are temporary and constantly changing. Authy Authenticator is one of the preferred TOTP authentication methods to keep your WordPress account safe from any security threat. Let’s get started with the setup to configure the miniOrange Authy authenticator method.


You can download miniOrange 2 Factor Authentication(2FA) plugin using the following link:

This plugin can be configured for any TOTP-based/OTP Login 2fa methods like Duo/Microsoft/Google Authenticator. It supports OTP login based 2fa methods [24/7 SUPPORT]

  Tested with 6.0.1

Follow these steps to setup Authy Authenticator in 2 Factor Authetication plugin

1. Setup Authy Authenticator for Admin

  • Access your WordPress instance and sign in with administrator.
  • Select the miniOrange 2-factor plugin from the menu on the left.
  • WordPress Authy Authenticator - WordPress Dashboard

  • Here, you can view the available authentication methods in the Free version of the miniOrange 2-factor plugin.
  • Click on the Configure button underneath the Google Authenticator tab.
  • WordPress Authy Authenticator - Click Configure button

  • Choose Authy Authenticator from the provided dropdown menu.
  • Click on the provided link to install the Authy Authenticator app, or install it from the Google Play Store or the App Store.
  • The Authy Authenticator App keeps the security keys of multiple accounts; this can lead to confusion when identifying the secret key to use with the plugin, so miniOrange provides a feature to customize the App name for the Authy Authenticator.
  • Customize your name in the text field highlighted and then click on the Save App Name button.
  • WordPress Authy Authenticator - Click dropdown

  • Now, open the Authy Authenticator app on your phone and select Scan a QR code.
  • After that, scan the given QR code with the Authenticator app and enter the security code text box provided, click on the Verify and Save button for verification.
  • WordPress Authy Authenticator - Scan QR code

  • Authy Authenticator 2FA setup successful and click on the Test It! button.
  • WordPress Authy Authenticator - 2FA setup successful popup

  • You can test the Authy Authenticator.
  • Enter the verification code from the configured account in your Authy Authenticator app.
  • WordPress Authy Authenticator - Test Authy Authenticator page

  • After this setup, Authy authenticator gets prompted as a 2nd Factor Authentication when logging into WordPress.
  • WordPress Authy Authenticator - Click login button

  • For any new login, you need to enter the security code shown in the authenticator app and click on the Validate button to log in to the site.
  • WordPress Authy Authenticator - Enter OTP
  • Now your account is secure and only after verification will you be able to log in.

2. Setup Authy Authenticator for Users

  • Now we will set the authy authenticator for the user. Go to WordPress login page.
  • Enter your login credentials and click on the Log In button.
  • WordPress Authy Authenticator - Enter login credentials

  • You will get a page prompt for inline registration. In it you will see all the methods of 2FA.
  • In that you select Google/Authy/Microsoft Authenticator method.
  • WordPress Authy Authenticator - Select authentication method

  • You will be redirected to the Setup Authenticator page.
  • Select Authy Authenticator from the given dropdown list.
  • WordPress Authy Authenticator - select Authenticator app

  • Now, open the Authy Authenticator app on your phone and select Scan a QR code.
  • After that, scan the given QR code with the Authenticator app and enter the security code text box provided, click on the Verify and Save button for verification.
  • WordPress Authy Authenticator - Enter one time passcode
  • Now your account is secure and only after verification will you be able to log in.



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