By now, you probably know what two-factor authentication (2FA) is. If not, let’s explain what it does. 2FA adds a little extra layer of security when you log into an app. It does this by sending a code to your phone via SMS after you first try to log-in using your account username and password. It prevents someone from breaking into your account by taking a lucky guess at your password. Why? Because it means that the bad actor has to have your phone in his hand if he is going to see the code that will allow him or her to break in.
Google’s 2FA prompt for Android gets an update that …