One-Time Passwords have been introduced as a means of further securing your Square Enix account.
What is One-Time password?
A "One-Time Password" is a six-digit number shown on a screen using either
a key-ring like the Square Enix Security Token or a smartphone application,
such as the Square Enix Software Token.
What is a Security Token?
A Security Token is a device for displaying One-Time Passwords. Pressing the button will show a One-Time Password on the device’s LCD screen. Using such a device will dramatically improve
account security. Square Enix Security Tokens may be purchased for £12.99 / €12.99.
What is a Software Token?
The Software Token is a smartphone application designed to display One-Time Passwords. After registering for the service, a One-Time Password will be shown on screen every time the application
is launched. Using this application will dramatically improve account security. The application itself is free to use.
||The application can only be used by customers with Square Enix accounts who have purchased either FINAL FANTASY XI or FINAL FANTASY XIV and registered the accompanying registration
What is a Software Authenticator?
Software authenticators (Google Authenticator, Microsoft Authenticator, etc.) are free apps developed
for smartphones (iPhone or Android) for the purpose of displaying one-time passwords.