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How to add additional security preference for WEFO Online.

First published:
14 January 2021
Last updated:

Adding additional security preference to your WEFO Online account.

Go to sign in to WEFO Online:

  • select Sign in
  • enter your Government Gateway user ID and Password and select Sign in
  • enter the Access code shown on the Authenticator app, Text message or Voice call and select Continue
  • select your user name
  • select Profile Management
  • select Add

Chose an option what additional security preference you wish to set up and how you want to get your access code.  You can set up more than one option.

  • select Text message, Voice call or Authentication app for smartphone or tablet and select Continue

add Text message option:

  • select Text message and select Continue
  • select Yes and select Continue
  • enter UK mobile phone number and select Send access code
  • enter the Access code shown on the text message and select Continue
  • you’ve set up additional security, select Continue

add Voice call option:

  • select Voice call and select Continue
  • enter valid UK phone number and select Call me
  • enter the Access code from the voice call and select Continue
  • you’ve set up additional security, select Continue

add Authentication app for smartphone or tablet option:

  • select Authentication app for smartphone or tablet and select Continue
  • you need a authentication app on your device, select Continue
  • set up a authentication app, select Continue
  • enter the Access code shown on the Authenticator app and select Continue
  • enter App name and select Continue
  • you’ve set up additional security, select Continue
     

Once you have set up your security preference, you can change it later.  If you need further guidance on how to do this, please refer to: How to change your security preference

If you want to remove a security preference already set and need further guidance please refer to: How to remove your security preference