Jun 28, 2015

How to use security key for 2-factor authentication of Google account?

What do I need to do to use a security key to access my Google account instead of having authentication codes sent to me via text messaging?
Sveta has a good answer, but here's a link to the Google Accounts Help Center in case you need it:

With the Security Key option you will need to insert a Security Key into the computer’s USB port.
Take a look at this link, it explains how Security Key feature works and how to set it up and add to your Google account. https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/6103523?hl=en
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