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Authentication methods to use to sign into Appointedd

Further secure your Appointedd account using Google or Facebook Social Sign-on, or Multi-factor authentication

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Written by Jubrine Fortuno
Updated over a week ago

πŸ‘‹ Introduction

Here at Appointedd we always aim to improve our product - all of our features and enhancements are based on customer, partner and team feedback πŸ—£οΈ

Social media can be important in not just our personal but also in our professional lives. Appointedd has seen an increasing demand from our users and customers to allow for interaction between their business social media accounts.

Therefore, we decided to make things easier for those who connect with their customers via their social media business pages.

Firstly, we are currently working on a native integration with the Facebook Business Management suit which will allow you to take bookings via your business pages (Facebook, Instagram and Facebook Messenger). You can read more about this here.

We didn't stop there though, your are now able to use Facebook or Google to sign up and log into your Appointedd account. In addition, we have also released an option to enable Multi-factor authentication, using your chosen authentication app.

Find more info below!

🌍 Overview

Authentication is the process of verifying your identity when you try to log into Appointedd. There are many forms of authentications methods to ensure your account is kept secure. Appointedd offers a number of different methods to increase the security of your Appointedd account so that you can take control and manage how you log into your Appointedd account.

Appointedd offers the below methods:

  1. Email and password

  2. Social Sign-on and sign up via Facebook and Google

  3. Multi-factor authentication (MFA)

  4. Single Sign-on with SAML

🏰 The methods Appointedd offers

Email address and password

While you have other options now, using an email and password to log into your Appointedd account is still available of course.

Check out this article to learn more about how to manage

your email address and password πŸ‘‡

Social Sign-on and sign up

This allows you to utilise your existing Facebook or Google account to sign up and log into Appointedd. This is a form of single sign-on (SSO) as it allows you to be automatically logged into Appointedd with your Facebook or Google details without having to enter Appointedd specific details (such as email and password).

Check out this article to learn how to set up

Facebook or Google as your login method πŸ‘‡

Multi-factor authentication

MFA works by requiring additional verification information in the form of a one-time Verification code, in addition to your usual email and password. You receive a one-time Verification code via your chosen application every time you log into your Appointedd account.

Check out this article to read more about MFA

and learn how to enable it for your account πŸ‘‡

Single Sign-on with SAML

SSO refers to single sign-on and it's a simple and secure way for users to access Appointedd.

With SSO enabled, users can sign in with their existing company credentials without having to use Appointedd specific ones. This eliminates weak passwords and reduces the need to remember many different email and password combinations.

If you have any feedback we would love to hear it πŸ‘‚

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