Step by step guide to set up OTP over Telegram as a Two Factor method

Follow these steps to Set up OTP Over Telegram

  • Go to your WordPress instance and log in as an administrator.

    Click on miniOrange-2fa plugin

  • Now, Click on the miniOrange 2-factor plugin visible in the menu to the left.
  • You can set up OTP over WhatsApp as a two-factor method in two ways.
    • Advanced setting (from the plugin itself)
    • Logout and Configure (setup two-factor during login)

Advanced Setting setup

  • Click on the Advanced Settings button.

    setting two-factor with advanced setting

  • Go to the Setup Two Factor tab from the navigation.

    setup two-factor tab

  • You can see the list of Authentication methods here. Click on the Configure button of OTP Over Telegram.

    click on configure button of telegram

  • Now, we have to fill the following details for configuration.

    details need to fill for telegram configuration

  • Install and Open the the Telegram app. Click on the link for app installation: Telegram app.
  • Search the miniorange2fa_bot and click on it.

    Search miniorange bot on telegram

  • After that click on the Start button, then you will receive 8 digits chat id on your telegram app.

    Start with telegram verification

  • Enter the chat ID and Click on Verify button.

    Verify chat id recieved on telegram

  • After that, you will receive a one-time passcode on your registered Telegram account. Enter it and Click on Validate OTP.

    Recieved otp on telegram
    enter chat recieved on telegram

  • The two-factor Setup has been done successfully. miniOrange provides test configuration option to test the setup, to make sure whether the setup has been done successfully or not

    Telegram verification setup successfully

  • Enter the one-time passcode you received on your Telegram account, and click on the Validate Otp button.

    Validate otp received on telegram

  • You have Successfully logged in to the WordPress account.

    Test is successfull of telegram verification

 

 

Logout and Configure setup

  • Click on the Logout and configure button.

    Click on Advanced setting button

  • Then enter your credentials and click on the login.

    WordPress login page

  • After Successful Login to WordPress. You will get a prompt to configure two-factor. Select the Checkbox of OTP Over TELEGRAM.

    Select OTP Over Telegram from list

  • Install the Telegram app from the play store and open it.
  • Search the miniorange2fa_bot and click on it.

    Search telegram bot

  • After that click on the Start button then you will receive 8-digits chat id on your telegram app.

    Send start message to the miniOrnage bot

  • Enter the chat ID in the section beside and Click on Send OTP.

    Enter chat id and click on Send otp

  • After that, you will receive a one-time passcode on your registered Telegram account. Enter it and Click on Verify Code.

    Enter OTP recieved on tlegram and click on Verify code

  • The setup has been done successfully. miniOrange also provides backup codes to get back to your account, in case you lost your two-factor authentication ability you can use those backup codes to get back to your WordPress account.
  • Click the Finish button.

    Backup code

So after this setup whenever the user tries to log in to your WordPress account, the user needs to verify his identity with OTP Over Telegram as two-factor authentication.