Configure Joomla Two-factor Authentication (OTP over SMS)

Setup login with OTP over SMS for the Joomla site. This guide will help you to configure OTP over SMS as Two Factor Authentication ( 2FA ) method so that you can log in with OTP over SMS for your Joomla site. Joomla 2FA Plugin will add a second layer of authentication to your Joomla account to increase the security of your site from unwanted hacks and unauthorized login attempts.

Step 1: Install miniOrange 2-Factor authentication Plugin

  • Download the zip file for the miniOrange 2-Factor authenticationient plugin for Joomla from the link here.
  • On your Joomla admin console go to Extensions Manage Install
  • Joomla 2FA Extensions Path
  • Under Upload Package File tab. Drag the downloaded file OR upload file by click on browse for file
  • Joomla 2FA upload Plugin file
  • Go to Components miniorange Two Factor authentication
  • Joomla 2FA enable new Plugin

    Step 2: Configure OTP Over SMS 2FA method

    • Register/Login with miniOrange.
    • Joomla 2FA registration
    • Navigate to Setup Second Factor tab. Select OTP Over SMS and click on the Configure link.

      Joomla 2FA select OTP Over SMS method
    • Enter Mobile Number with Country Code and click on Save and Send OTP button.
    • Joomla 2FA Download and install OTP Over SMS App
    • Enter OTP here, and click on Validate button.
    • Joomla 2FA Scan the QR code
    • You have successfully Configured OTP Over SMS of 2-Factor Authentication method. Then click on Test to verify.
    • Joomla 2FA Enter the Passcode
    • Enter OTP from mobile and click on Validate button.
    • Joomla 2FA Enter the Passcode
    • You have successfully configured OTP Over SMS 2-Factor Authentication method.
    • Joomla 2FA Successfully configured OTP Over SMS method

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