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You're required to verify at least one SMS-capable phone number for your account.
You're required to provide at least one SMS capable phone number.
Two-step verification is an additional security feature for your Apple ID that's designed to prevent anyone from accessing or using your account, even if they know your password.It requires you to verify your identity using one of your devices or another approved method before you can: Your Apple ID is the key to many things you do with Apple.You'll also get a 14-character Recovery Key to print and keep in a safe place.Use your Recovery Key to regain access to your account if you ever lose access to your trusted devices or forget your password.With two-step verification, you don't need to create or remember any security questions.
Your identity is verified exclusively using your password, verification codes sent to your trusted devices, and your Recovery Key.