When 2-factor authentication is turned on, you might not always have access to your authenticator app when signing in to your MYOB account.
That's when your one-time use backup codes come in handy. These codes were generated when you set up 2-factor authentication and allow you to sign in to your MYOB account when you can't access your phone.App-based 2FA only
If you don't have access to your 2FA device to get an authentication code, you can use a backup code instead. Each backup code can only be used once.
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Using email 2FA?
If you don't have access to your emails, you'll need to call us to recover your account (have your account details on hand):
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Downloading, printing or regenerating your backup codes
When you first switch to a 2FA authenticator app, you're prompted to download 10 backup codes. You can download or print these codes again by signing into https://my.account.myob.com/backupcodes
From here you can:
download or print your remaining backup codes
regenerate 10 new backup codes. This deactivates your old codes, which is handy if you've lost them.
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Lost your Generate new backup codes ? You can download your 2FA backup codes at any time from the Security Centre.before using the last two! You might need these to generate a new set of backup codes, otherwise you'll need to get help with two-factor authentication.
Signing in with backup codes
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Signing in using a backup codeStart by signing
- Sign in to your MYOB account.
appears asking for
an authentication code.
Click Try a different way to verify your account.
Click Use one of your backup codes.
Enter your backup code in the backup code field. The backup code you used to sign in can't be used again.
Click Sign in, and you will gain access to your MYOB account. Note that the backup code you just used to sign in will no longer
<h2><i class="fa fa-comments"></i> FAQs</h2><br>
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I don't have access to my authenticator app or backup codes - how can I sign in to my account?If you're asked for a verification code but
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I've entered the wrong backup code
If you enter an incorrect backup code, you'll get the following error message:
Here's some things you can check to get past it. Have you:
made a mistake when typing in the code? Check the code in your 2FA app or email and try entering it again.
copied and pasted a code you've previously used. To get a set of backup codes you haven't yet used, go to https://my.account.myob.com/backupcodes, sign in and click Print remaining backup codes.
entered the wrong code too many times? If you've entered the wrong code five times, your account will be locked for twenty minutes and you'll have to wait before trying again.
entered a backup code for another account? If you use more than one 2FA app, have more than one account in your 2FA app or you use more than one MYOB product, it's easy to enter the wrong code for your MYOB software. To check this, make sure the email address in the backup code file you downloaded matches the email address of your MYOB login email:
If you don't have access to your authenticator app or
backup codes, please contact us.