Did you lose Google Authenticator Device or uninstalled?
I received few questions about how to recover Joomla Administrator if you accidentally uninstalled Google Authenticator or lost the device.
Don’t worry; a recovery procedure is not that complex.
Let’s see how to disable Two Factor Authentication in Joomla 3.2
- Go to Joomla installation directory
- Go to the plugins folder
Now, try to access Joomla Administrator – you will no longer have a secret key field to enter.
This is one of the easiest ways to recover the Joomla Administrator when Google Authenticator is uninstalled or lost the device.
How to disable Google Two Factor Authentication
You can disable if you wish not to use two-factor authentication for whatever reason.
- Login into Joomla administrator
- Click on Extensions >> Plugin
- Search for Two Factor Authentication – Google Authenticator and disable it
Easy, did it help you to recover your Joomla website?
If you are looking to add continuous monitoring and security protection to your Joomla site, then check out SUCURI.
More great readings on Joomla
6 Service to Help you to Fix Joomla Hacked SitesGeekflare Editorial on May 23, 2022
11 Best Joomla Hosting Platforms for Small to Medium SitesChandan Kumar on September 6, 2022
9 Best Joomla Responsive Templates for ResumeKanishk Jain on September 6, 2022
How to Secure Joomla Website from Brute Force Attacks?Chandan Kumar on September 6, 2022
Top 14 Joomla Multi-Purpose TemplatesChandan Kumar on September 6, 2022
How to Host Joomla Website on Amazon Lightsail?Chandan Kumar on September 6, 2022