Set Up 2-Step Authentication with the Microsoft Authenticator App

  1. Install the Microsoft Authenticator app (available for iPhone and Android).
  2. On your computer, sign in to
  3. Select profile at the top of your screen and click Additional security verification.
  4. Under What’s your preferred option? Use the menu to select Notify me through app.
  5. Under how would you like to respond? Check Authentication phone and enter in your mobile phone number.
  6. Check Azure Authenticator app and click Configure.
  7. This brings up a screen with a QR code on it.
  8. In the Azure Authenticator app on your phone, tap Add account and scan the QR code on your computer screen. Click Done to close the code screen.
  9. When your account is activated, select contact me. You will receive a notification to your phone. Select Verify.
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