Do Backup Codes bypass both my password and 2FA? September 13, 2023 17:03 Updated No, backup codes only bypass the 2FA step. You still need to enter your primary password to gain access. Related articles How often should I update my Backup Codes? Send an Email Message What's the difference between an App Password and a Backup Code? Why do I need Backup Codes? What is Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)?