The alternative to smartphone authentication is to use Authy on your desktop computer.
Download Authy for your desktop.
Installing as a Chrome add-on
1. Scroll down to the Chrome section and click on the 'available in the chrome web store' link.
2. Click on Add to Chrome or Available in link.
3. Confirm addition by clicking on Add app.
Wait for the new browser tab showing chrome://apps to appear.
Installing as a standalone app
1. Scroll down to the Desktop section.
2. Select operating system Windows.
3. Select the downloaded file and follow the instructions to install Authy.
Setting up your Authy account
You now need to set up your account.
Launch Authy by clicking the Authy icon or launching it from Chrome apps in the Windows Start bar.
1. Select the country code (United Kingdom +44 – these are in numeric order) and enter your phone number - a landline number is accepted.
2. Click on OK.
3. Click on Call.
A two-digit registration PIN will be displayed on the screen. The phone number you have provided will be dialled.
4. Enter the two-digit registration PIN when prompted.
You are now ready to add two-factor authentication.
5. Log in to Authy and select the ‘+’ icon.
6. Return to the Mobile Authenticator Setup page and click Unable to scan?.
A 30-digit code will be displayed.
7. Copy the 30-digit code.
8. Return to Authy.
9. Paste the code.
10. Click on Add Account.
11. Give the account a name (such as DAE Portal).
12. Choose a colour from the menu (such as Generic Black).
13. Ensure the token length is 6-digit.
14. Click Save.
15. Copy the 6-digit code.
16. Paste the 6-digit code in the box on Mobile Authenticator Setup page. The code refreshes every 30 seconds.
17. Click Submit.
After clicking Submit, your account will be authenticated.