Unable to add Nigerian Phone number to Google 2FA Two Factor Authentication Error Message “invalid number, try again” – How to Fix

Google does not allow you to add a Nigerian phone number for 2FA Two Factor Authentication. According to Google this is due to the amount of fraud coming out of the region.

In order to add a phone number to 2FA Two Factor Authentication, you will need to add a US VOIP number that can be used in Nigeria such as Text Now, Google Voice, etc…

Nigerian phone number rejected by google 2-Step Verification
Using a US number to verify google 2-Step

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