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Add a Security Key to your Google Account

Before you can use your Security Key, you’ll have to register it to your Google Account so that you can use it to sign in on any computer.

  1. Go to the 2-Step Verification page section of My Account.
  2. Click Add security key.
  3. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Note: If your Security Key doesn't have a button, you'll need to remove and reinsert it every time you need to use it.

Still having trouble? See reasons why Security Key may not be working.

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