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Legacy 2FA is deprecated. If you currently have legacy 2FA enabled you can continue to use it, but it is recommended that you switch to multi-factor authentication.

If an Organization Owner enables MFA, all organization members must also enable MFA before accessing that organization.

Legacy 2FA provides a second layer of security for your Atlas account. If you have 2FA enabled for your account, after you enter your username and password, you are prompted for a six-digit time-sensitive verification code. This code is sent to a separate device, such as a mobile phone or security token, that you can read and enter into Atlas and complete your login.


  • An Atlas Organization Owner can require that all Atlas users within their organization enable MFA for their Atlas accounts. To learn more, see Require Multi-Factor Authentication.

  • If you login using your Google account:

    Google manages your 2FA. You can't use Atlas multi-factor authentication and won't be prompted for an Atlas 2FA verification when you log into Atlas. Google should verify your identity using Google 2-Step Verification.

To learn more about organization settings, see Change Organization Settings.

Atlas includes the following sources for 2FA verification codes:

Since legacy 2FA is deprecated, if you have legacy 2FA enabled and you lose access to your 2FA device, you must set up multi-factor authentication to replace 2FA.

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