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NetID 2-Step

NetID 2-Step is a secure two-factor authentication method. Powered by Duo Security, two steps are required for successful access. It is a safer way to log into select Texas State online services and adds an increased level of security for your account and Texas State confidential information.

  • Available to: Faculty, Staff, Student Employees
  • Where to use: Online
  • Cost: Free

More About NetID 2-Step

How It Works

Two steps are required for successful access:

  • Something you know (NetID and password)
  • Something you have (mobile device, landline phone, or key fob)

NetID 2-Step formula


Duo Mobile preferred method for NetID 2-Step

With Duo Mobile, quickly approve a NetID 2-Step request by tapping one button on your mobile device. Duo Mobile can also generate time-based one-time (TOTP) passcodes that users can type into their login prompt to complete the two-factor authentication process.

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