NetID Management & service Activation

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Set up two-factor authentication for NetID

Two-factor authentication, known as NetID+ at Rutgers, helps protect your account by adding an extra layer of security beyond
your password. With two-factor authentication, you will need to provide additional confirmation of your identity to gain access
to many online resources at the university.

Setting up two-factor authentication with a smartphone (or tablet) takes about five minutes.

To set up two-factor authentication, please have both a smartphone (or tablet) and a computer available. Set-up with a smartphone
or tablet is strongly recommended. For other authentication options, please click here.

Follow these steps to set up two-factor authentication with a smartphone or tablet, using the Duo Mobile app:

  1. Install the Duo Mobile app from your device’s app store, NetIDPlus NetIDPlus NetIDPlus
    and then open the application.NetIDPlus
  2. When prompted, allow notifications. You must allow notifications for twofactor authentication to work properly.
  3. Tap Add Account on the screen in the Duo Mobile app.
  4. Allow Duo Mobile to access your camera when prompted. This is needed to scan an activation code from your computer. Put down your phone momentarily.
  5. Click the following button Enroll
  6. Enter your NetID and then click Start your Enrollment. Follow the onscreen instructions, which will lead you through the set-up process.
  7. When the QR code appears on your computer screen, use the Duo Mobile app to scan the QR code. To scan the QR code, point your device’s camera at the QR code on your computer screen.
  8. IMPORTANT: Continue through the process until you see a button saying Send Me a Push. Click the Send Me a Push button.