How Do I Set Up And Manage Two-Factor Authentication On My Discogs Account?

The two-factor authentication is a security feature that helps protect your Discogs account in addition to your password. 

If you set up two-factor authentication, you will be asked to enter a login code or confirm your login attempt each time someone tries accessing Discogs from a browser or mobile device we don't recognize. You can also get alerts when someone tries logging in from a browser or mobile device that Discogs doesn’t recognize.



How Do I Turn On The Two-Factor Authentication?

Turning on two-factor authentication is easy and can be done by following these steps:

  • You will be prompted to use the Authenticator App of your phone to scan the QR code on the page that is showing now. 
    • If you don’t have an Authentication App on your phone, visit your Play Store (if you use an Android device) or App Store (from an Apple device) to download an Authentication App.

  • Once you enter the token from your authentication app, you’ll be all set! The system will show a new page with a list of recovery codes that you should store securely in order to have access to your account in case you lose access to your device.

  • That’s it! Two-factor authentication is now set up on your Discogs account and will protect your account in addition to a strong password.

How Can I Remove Two-Factor Authentication From My Discogs Account?

If you decide to stop using two-factor authentication or are having issues logging in to your account, feel free to contact our support team to get help.

Please provide us with the following information in the message:

  • Your username
  • Email address
  • Shipping address
  • Phone number, if applicable
  • The amount and contents of a recent sale or purchase
  • If your Collection or Wantlist is private, you may also provide 2 - 3 releases along with approximate dates added or custom notes
  • Any other information you may feel is relevant to verifying your identity

                                                                                                                                                  

Want to stay up-to-date on Discogs news, and receive Community Tools straight to your inbox? 
Update Your Notification Settings »

                                                                                                                                               

Still have questions? Submit a request.

Was this article helpful?