How to restore two-factor authentication?

How can I restore two factor authentication after having set up authentication in two steps?

I use:

  • OS X El Capitan v 10.11.5 on MacBook Pro 13 "early 2015
  • 9 IOS on iPhone 4S

I have mistakenly set up authentication in two steps without realizing that the improved two-factor authentication is built into iOS 9 and OS X 10.  I must have forgotten two-factor authentication configuration when I implemented the new MacBook a year ago.

Try turning off authentication step 2 to see if you have then the possibility to select.

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