Dell Inspiron 15 (3000 series), OS Windows 10.
Two Step Authentication is required by Apple from 17 June - today.
I have been trying to set it up for 3 weeks now without success.
I accessed instructions on how to set it up and follow them to the letter: Here is what happens:
I go to my PC, open my browser, go to www.icloud.com
and log in with my Icloud account, name and password.
My Icloud page appears and I click on 'Settings' . Next, I click on 'Manage' Apple Id.' I am asked again (don't know why) for my Apple ID and password and also am given two security questions. I answer these successfully and am admitted to 'Manage my Apple Id' (a page with headings 'Account', Security', Payment and Shipping', 'Devices'.
According to instructions I am now supposed to 'click on "Generate Password..."', but this option is NOT VISIBLE on my screen. Instead under 'the heading of 'Security' is a message: 'TWO-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION. Add an extra layer of security to your account.Get Started'.
So I click on 'Get started: A page appears titled : 'What is Two-Factor Authentication? - with 'Continue' at the bottom.. I click on 'Continue'. This leads to a page which informs the reader 'How To Turn Two-Step Authentication On. (Not on how to set it up). ' At the bottom of this page is an 'OK' option. I click on this. When I do I AM SIMPLY RETURNED TO THE EARLIER PAGE (with Account, Security, payment and Shipping, Devices) with the message :'TWO-FACTOR …