Hacker News new | past | comments | ask | show | jobs | submit login

That's only good for Google accounts. Dropbox and others aren't reset as easily.

Dropbox has the option to add a backup SMS phone number in addition to offline TOTP code. Here are some other steps you can follow if your Google Auth app got wiped:

- https://www.dropbox.com/help/364/

Dropbox gave you a code when you turned on 2FA and told you to keep it safe.

You can also recover your Dropbox account from any connected computer. It'll log you in on the web console without a password or 2FA.

Guidelines | FAQ | Support | API | Security | Lists | Bookmarklet | Legal | Apply to YC | Contact