Create
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

How do I get my account's 2FA code to put in my password manager

Rob Bl October 27, 2022

I have an Authenticator app that provides 2FA for my Atlassian account, but how do I get the code for generating that 2FA so I can put it in my password manager so I can generate my 2FA in that app too?

I was able to do this for BitBucket, but can't find a way to do it for my Atlassian account.

3 answers

0 votes
Rob Bl November 15, 2022

Still hoping for an answer here.

2FA already enabled. Already connected in Authenticator app.

I need to know how to get back to the QR code so I can scan it into my password manager app.

0 votes
Rob Bl October 30, 2022

@Alex Koxaras _Relational_ thanks for the info, but that's not what I'm asking. As I said, I already have the 2FA set up in my authenticator app.

What I need now is to set up my password manager on my desktop computer to also generate 2FA for my Atlassian account. When I did this for BitBucket, I was provided a code to put in the password app's 2FA field that synced it up to correctly generate codes.

I'm asking how I do that with my Atlassian account.

0 votes
Alex Koxaras _Relational_
Community Leader
Community Leader
Community Leaders are connectors, ambassadors, and mentors. On the online community, they serve as thought leaders, product experts, and moderators.
October 29, 2022

Hi @Rob Bl 

The steps I used to enable 2FA for my Atlassian account was to:

  • Go to my profile > Security > Enable 2FA
  • I had already google authenticator installed on my device
  • I followed the screens

2fa.png

Second Screen

atlassian2step.png

Final screen

qa.png

Once I scanned with my google auth the above QA code, it immediately had access to the 6digit code I had to enter on the field.

And then it prompts you to save the recovery key.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
TAGS
AUG Leaders

Atlassian Community Events