If you are a Walmart employee and looking for the procedure to set up wmlink/2step verification code to log in to your account on the employee portal and understand why it is required, and how it will be helpful, I’d recommend going through this article completely.
Table of Contents
It is a complete guide to understanding the whole process and why it is necessary if you are working in a Walmart store.
When a company grows to several thousand employees, it becomes hard for the company to manage all of them.
They set up a centralized system for the /employee where they can access all the latest information about the company, their salary slips, appraisal details, leaves, benefits, and everything else.
The same thing is done by Walmart as well.
Walmart has set up a separate portal for the workers called OneWalmart (WIRE), where the workers can log in using ASDA credentials and access all employee-related details.
This could be done if you are on the Walmart network or inside the store.
If you are away from the Walmart network and still want to access your details, you’ll have to enter ASDA credentials along with 6 digits rotational code which is also called 2 step verification code that I’m going to teach in this article. ie. how to set up One Walmart 2-step verification: wmlink/2step
2 Step verification is pretty common these days as it provides an extra layer of security to your account that you’ve to access on a particular website.
Most banks need this feature enabled to protect customers’ Bank accounts from unauthorized access.
Hence, we can say 2-step verification has become a necessity these days & this leads Walmart to implement the same for their employee to keep their data safe.
For Walmart employees, the 2Step verification is mandatory for the login to the employee portal along with ASDA login credentials.
What is the Walmart employee portal is, a kind of dashboard similar to the one you get when you log in to your Bank account through Net Banking where you find all the details such as your account statement, your profile, transaction, the option to apply for a checkbook, credit card, debit card, and avail other services.
Walmart Employee portal is different from the one you access while ordering an item, it is available only for the employee where they can access all the news about the companies, upcoming events, and payslips, apply for leave & track them, manage their work, employee benefits such as insurance, bonus, etc. It is an all-in-one solution for an employee to manage all their work-related activities!
Setting up 2Step verification is pretty simple and it is required whenever you access a member-only portal for Walmart workers when you are not on the Company’s network.
For example, if you are outside the Walmart store and have to access the employee portal, you should have 2 step verification feature enabled.
It is nothing but a 6-digit rotating code that you’ll have to enter on a member-only portal along with your ASDA credentials to access your employee account.
This 6-digit code keeps changing very frequently and could be received through Text Messages, apps, or a Call.
You can set the preference (it could be changed anytime as well) to receive the 6-digit security code through either of these 3 methods.
How to set up wmlink/2step Verification
So if you have just joined Walmart and are wondering how to set up wmlink/2step Verification, here is the simple step-by-step process.
It is a very simple process and you can choose any of three options to receive 6 digit code – Text message, Voice Call, or an App.
STEP:1– Before we go ahead and set up wmlink/2step Verification, you’ll need to log in to Walmart WIRE- a portal for Associates the same way you log in to any website on the internet. Go to One Walmart. It will open a login page.
STEP:2– On the login, you’ll have to enter your User ID, select the country/region, and then the location – Homeoffice, Store/Club, Store/Club-Pharmacy or, DC & hit the “Sign in” button.
STEP:3– Before proceeding further, make sure you are logged into your account & not anyone else’s. To do this, go to the top right corner of the page and look for your name. I find your name, you are good to go, if you find someone else’s name, log out and try to log in again.
STEP:4– After making sure, you are logged into your account, it’s time to go ahead and set up the 2-step verification. You can choose any of the three options that I’ve mentioned above- Call, Text, or an App.
SETUP WMLINK/2STEP VERIFICATION THROUGH TEXT MESSAGING
If you want to receive 6 digit verification code through text message, do the following.
Step- I: Select “Setup Text Messaging“
Step- II: After selecting Text messaging you have to select the country (Which is United Kindom) and then enter your cell phone number.
Step- III: Click on the “Send Code” blue button to verify your cell phone number.
Step-IV: You will receive a security code on your cell phone that you’ll have to enter to complete the process. Enter the code and hit the “Submit” button and the 2-step verification process through Text messaging is complete.
SETUP WMLINK/2STEP VERIFICATION THROUGH VOICE CALL
Step-I: Select “Setup Voice Call”
Step-II: Select the Country, and enter the cell phone number you want to receive a voice call.
Step-III: Re-enter the phone number including the Area code and hit the “Submit” button. That’s all
SETUP WMLINK/2STEP VERIFICATION THROUGH THE APP
Step-I: Select “Setup App”
Step-II: Download the VIP Access application from Google Play Store for Android users & App Store for iOS users.
Step-III: Enter the Credential ID & Security code as shown in the below figure.
Step- IV: Hit the “Submit” button and you’re good to go!
How to Change the Verification Method?
If you want to change the verification method for any reason, you can do it pretty easily.
Yes, if you want to receive 6 digit verification code through an App instead of a call or text message you can do it and vice versa.
To be precise, you can switch from any one method to any other. Here is how to do it
Step:1– You will have to log in to Wire Portal, so be ready with your credentials.
Step:2– Use the same portable that you’ve used for setting up the 2-step verification code. Go to WIRE Portal and enter the details.
Step:3– Select any of the available three options to change the method of your choice. It is simple as that.
Also See: UTSA Blackboard Login- How to Use MyUTSA
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What is OneWalmart or WIRE Portal?
It’s a website for the employees to access their member area wherein they get all the updates about the company, the latest news, payslips, check to leave status, employee benefits, and everything else.
This portal is different from the one you use for online shopping and is available for employees only.
What is 2-step Verification?
It’s a 6-digit dynamic code that keeps changing every minute and needs to enter while login into the member-only portal for an employee to access their account.
2 Step verification is mandatory for the employee to login to their member area on the member-only portal- WIRE Portal when they are not on the Walmart network/ away from the Walmart store.
Why 2 Step verification mandatory?
It adds an extra layer of security to save employee member areas from unauthorized access, especially when the employee is away from the Walmart store.
What are the ways to receive a verification code?
There are three different methods to receive 6 digit verification code- Voice Call, App, or Text Messaging!
Can we change the verification method at any time?
Yes, you can change the verification method at any point in time.