Change how you get verification codes

When you sign up for 2-Step Verification, you’ll be asked if you’d like to get your verification codes by text message or voice call. However, you can always switch between the two options if you change your mind later.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Gmail app Gmail. Tap Menu Menu and then Settings and then your account and then Manage your Google Account. If you don't use Gmail, go to
  2. At the top, tap Security.
  3. Under "Signing in to Google," tap 2-Step Verification.
  4. Under "Voice or text message," next to a phone number, select Edit Edit.
  5. At the bottom, select Change Phone.
  6. Follow the steps on the screen.

Under "Set up alternative second step," you can choose other ways to get verification codes.

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