Do you have any questions about 2-Factor Authentication? Please read the most frequently asked questions and answers below. Has your question not been answered? Then please check the other FAQs or contact the MijnCN helpdesk.
Logging in to MijnCN is safe due to the so-called 2-Factor Authentication. This is because you do not use one but two keys to open the lock to your account. First of all you confirm your identity with a secure password. Subsequently, you copy the unique code displayed in the MijnCN 2-factor App into your telephone or tablet. Only after entry of this code, will you get access to your account. Here you can read how to enable 2-Factor Authentication.
Enabling 2-Factor Authentication is simple. Log in to MijnCN and click on ‘Account’. Subsequently follow the steps shown on the screen, which are also described below and shown in the video on this page.
Step 1: Search the Apple App Store (iOS) for: “MijnCN 2-factor” or Google Playstore (Android) for: MijnCN authentication” Step 2: Download and install the MijnCN 2-factor app on your mobile device Step 3: Follow the instructions in the app Step 4: Scan the QR code in the portal with the app Step 5: Click on ‘next’ in MijnCN Step 6: Enter the unique code displayed in the MijnCN app Step 7: Click on ‘next’ to connect the App Step 8: Click on ‘complete and download’ Step 9: Click on ‘Click here to download the backup code list’. You will use this list when you are unable to log in with the codes generated by the app or when you have lost your phone. Step 10: Click on ‘close’
You can set your account so you can generate 2-Factor Authentication codes on multiple devices.
Step 1. Make sure that you have downloaded the MijnCN 2-factor app on all devices which you want to use. Step 2. Go to ‘Change or add connected device’ in your online account. Step 3. If you have already enabled a 2-Factor Authentication in the MijnCN 2-factor app, you must remove this account. Step 4. Follow the steps on the screen to set 2-Factor Authentication for the MijnCN 2-factor app****. Use the same QR code or secret key for all your devices. Step 5. In order to check whether it works properly you can look whether de authentication codes generated by the MijnCN 2-factor app are all the same on each device.
During enablement of 2-Factor Authentication you downloaded a backup code list. If you are unable to log in with the code generated by your app, you must use the codes on the backup list. If the backup code is repeatedly entered incorrectly, your account will be blocked for security reasons. Click here to download a new backup code list.
In the ‘Account’ tab select the option ‘disable 2-Factor Authentication’. Follow the steps in the application to disable 2-Factor Authentication. Take into account that 2-Factor Authentication is mandatory for use of the online services of SZW.