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Apple ID: 2-step validation arrives in France

Apple ID validation 2 etapes - Apple ID : la validation en 2 étapes arrive en France

Apple ID validation 2 etapes - Apple ID : la validation en 2 étapes arrive en France

Apple

Posted: February 21 2014Updated: February 21, 2014

by Youssouf

In May last year, many users in various countries around the world reported having access to the two-step verification security feature of Apple ID. Shortly after, the function disappeared in many countries on the pretext that it had been launched too prematurely …

The only countries officially benefiting from this system so far have been the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland and New Zealand (read: Apple ID and iCloud: now 2 verification steps).

Apple ID 2-step validation - Apple ID: 2-step validation arrives in FranceHowever, the function has just reappeared in several new countries, including Canada, the France, Germany, Japan, Italy and Spain. Apple has also updated its support pages for two-step verification. You can set it up at this address.

The two-step verification feature requires users to enter a unique verification code sent to a trusted device in order to access their Apple ID. It was deployed by the Cupertino company in late March just after a major security breach was discovered in account management.