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Enabling Multi-factor Authentication for a Salesforce User

To enable Multi-factor Authentication for a user, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Go to Setup -> Manage Users -> Permission Sets and click New to create a new permission set.
  2. Specify the name for the new permission set (e.g. MFA) and click Save
  3. Click on Edit and then on System Permissions or directly enter ‘Multi-factor’ in the search box to find the corresponding settings:
  4. Enable the Milti-Factor Authentication for API Logins and User Interface Logins:
  5. Assign the permission set to the user by going to user settings -> Permission Sets and clicking on the Edit Assignments. Then assign the newly created permission set to the user:
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