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  1. Click the Google account button in the top right corner of the window (the circle with either your picture or your first initial) and click My Account.
  2. Under Sign-in & security, click Signing in to Google.
  3. Under Signing in to Google, click 2-Step Verification.
  4. Enter your password and click Sign in. If you are prompted for 2-Step Verification, follow the on screen prompts and enter the verification code.
  5. Under Backup codes, click Set up.
  6. A window will pop-up with 10 backup codes. Click Print to print them, and then store them in a private but convenient location. Do not store them where others could find them.

Things to remember:

  • Backup codes can only be used once.
  • If you lose your backup codes you can view them by going to the 2-Step Verification page and click Show Codes.
  • If you use all of your backup codes, you can generate a new set.
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