Coinbase Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) with SAASPASS Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA)

Coinbase google authenticator two step verification

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) is easy to integrate with Coinbase by using the SAASPASS Authenticator(works with google services like gmail and dropbox etc.) and it's Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) capabilities. The SAASPASS Authenticator supports the time-based one-time password (TOTP) standards. Download the SAASPASS app and setup the SAASPASS Authenticator.

You can find additional information on activating SAASPASS Authenticator into Coinbase on this page.

two factor authentication for iPhone

The steps for pairing SAASPASS Authenticator with Coinbase are shown below:

Step 1

Log into Coinbase. In the upper right hand corner, click the dropdown and choose ‘Account Settings’. To initiate an authenticator with Coinbase, you must first verify a phone number.


Step 2

Scroll down to ‘Phone Numbers’. If you do not have a verified number, ‘+ Verify A Phone’. If you have a verifyed phone on record, click Google Authenticator and skip the next slide. You will not be able to view this ‘Google Authenticator’ link until you have verified a phone.


Step 3

Choose SMS code or phone call to receive a verification code. When you receive the code enter it below.


Step 4

After you have verified a phone, the ‘Google Authenticator’ link will appear below. Click that link, instead of Google Authenticator, you will use SAASPASS.


Step 5

Open your SAASPASS app, scroll down to AUTHENTICATOR, choose ‘+’, and SCAN BARCODE. Hold your mobile app to the barcode on your computer screen and then enter the code produced by SAASPASS.


Google Authenticator and SAASPASS Authenticator

The key differences between Google Authenticator and SAASPASS Authenticator:

The SAASPASS Coinbase Authenticator multi purpose two-factor authentication (2FA & MFA) iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch app is available for free from the Apple App Store.

The SAASPASS Coinbase Authenticator multi purpose two-factor authentication (2FA & MFA) mobile Android, Android tablet & Android Wear app is available for free from the Google Play Store.