Overwatch 2 SMS Protect Not Working, How To Fix Overwatch 2 SMS Protect Not Working?

Overwatch 2 SMS Protect Not Working

As per windowscentral, Overwatch 2 became a popular game among game players, and many were eager to activate the SMS to protect their valid phone numbers. However, the issues raised in this game about Overwatch 2 SMS not working made it harder for cheaters and faith actors to create new accounts. This game was developed by Blizzard Entertainment and published by Blizzard Entertainment. Playing platforms are PC, Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Playstation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and released on 4th October 2022. 

How To Fix Overwatch 2 SMS Protect Not Working? 

To fix the overwatch 2 SMS protection not working, the top SMS protection feature called “Defense Matrix” can be used. Blizzard has confirmed to remove the phone number requirements for the “majority”, which has excited overwatch players, and the changes went live on 7th October 2022. Players can register a cell phone number to activate their SMS protection, where the players get some error messages and are trying to register a prepaid phone. Blizzard Support has confirmed they will be removing the phone number requirements for a “majority” of existing Overwatch players who have a Battle.net account.

Overwatch 2 SMS Protect Removed

Overwatch 2 game developer Blizzard Entertainment removes the SMS protection of the two-factor authentication requirement after community complaints. This information was shared around 8.30 pm and said by the manager Jodie. By 7th October, the game had been announced with the big changes to the SMS Protect. So by 7th October, Overwatch 2 battle.net account will no longer be where you have to provide phone number.  battle.net account will no longer be where you must provide a phone number. 

Requirements For Overwatch 2

The minimum requirements of the Overwatch 2 are, 

  • Operating system with windows 7, windows 8, and windows ten 64-bit

  • The following requirement is a processor from Intel core i3 or AMD Phenom X3 8650

  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 600 series, AMD Radeon HD 7000 series 

  • The memory needed is 6 GB RAM

  • Then the storage required is 50 GB available with the hard drive space 

How To Use Overwatch 2 SMS Protection? 

As per gamesradar, to use the overwatch 2 SMS protection the following steps are, 

  • First, log in to your Battle.net account and click on your account name at the top right corner.

  • Then select the Account settings. 

  • Now click on the Account Details under the phone number. 

  • Now click on the Add Phone Number.

  • Now enter your phone number where you can receive the SMS, and you can verify the code through your cell phone. 

  • Type the code and submit it to the link; you can see it is successfully linked to a phone number directly to your account.  

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