This article contains the instructions on how to enable MFA using SMS text. 


  • Sign into your Queens College email account with your login credentials and password like you usually do. After you choose Sign in, you will be prompted for more information. 
  • Choose Next. 
  • From the Additional security verification page, select the following options: 
  • Step 1: How should we contact you? 
  • Select: Authentication phone 
  • Select: United States as the country name if not already selected. 
  • Enter the 10-digit cell phone number by which to be contacted. Do not include spaces, parentheses, or any other punctuation marks. 
  • Method 
  • Send me a code by text message 
  • Choose Next. 
  •  You will receive a code on your mobile phone via text message. 
  • This code should be entered at the Additional security verification screen. After you enter the code, select Verify. 
 
After you successfully enter your code, you will be directed to your QC email account. Your QC email account is now secured using Multi-Factor Authentication via SMS Text messaging.