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Hi,

I am developing my own project with Auth0 and have a question to ask.
I’m trying to use multi factor authentication who logs in to my website.

First, I am using custom database to authenticate users. and then, I want to send a one-time verification code to user’s e-mail by using multi-factor auth(e-mail).

However, I am not able to use email by itself among multi-factor authentication.
I looked up some articles, and it saids "You can only enable email as an MFA factor if there is already another factor enabled. "(https://auth0.com/docs/multifactor-authentication/factors/email).

Is there any way that I can use email as an MFA factor without other MFA factors?

It would be really appreciated to answer my question.
Thank you.

Hey there!

Unfortunately not and it’s mainly for security reasons.