How to use 2FA on older Apple devices that won’t let you enter a verification code

Apple has a workaround that supports two-factor authentication where it can’t be entered directly.
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Glenn Fleishman’s most recent books include Take Control of Zoom, Second Edition, Take Control of Your M-Series Mac, and Take Control of Securing Your Mac. In his spare time, he makes Tiny Type Museums. He’s a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.