This topic describes how to disable a multi-factor authentication (MFA) device for an Alibaba Cloud account. This topic uses the Google Authenticator app as an example to explain the detailed procedure.


  1. Log on to the Alibaba Cloud console with an Alibaba Cloud account.
  2. Move the pointer over the profile picture in the upper-right corner of the console, and click Security Settings.
  3. In the Account Protection section of the Security Settings page, click Edit.
    Note MFA is now renamed TOTP.
  4. Click Turn off next to Account Protect settings.
  5. Open the Google Authenticator app.
  6. On the Identity Verification page in the console, enter the dynamic verification code that is obtained from the Google Authentication app, and click Submit.