Sign Up for Multi-factor Authentication-Microsoft Authenticator app






Setup Microsoft Authenticator app authentication




Use the Microsoft Authenticator app to receive notifications on your smartphone or tablet to verify your identity when prompted for Multifactor Authentication.

Step 1. Download and install the Microsoft Authenticator app

Visit the Apple app store or Google play store on your device and install the Microsoft Authenticator app. Alternatively, visit and download the Microsoft Authenticator app.

Make sure you are downloading the Microsoft Authenticator App, This App is FREE from Microsoft on the Apple app store or Google play store. Please use the links provided above or verify the publisher listed on the app store is “Microsoft Corporation”


Step 2. Add your account to the app

On your desktop, visit

Select Add Method > Authenticator app 

Follow the wizard experience to setup the app

Scan the QR Code in the app and test the push notification flow as part of this experience. For more information, see this guidance.


You should add additional methods of authentication such as your cell phone, home phone, office phone, or personal email


Step 3 Set your default sign-in method

To ensure that you are prompted to sign-in using your authentication of choice click the change link next to Default sign-in method

Select your preferred method of authentication


You can check your Multifactor Authentication by Visiting


Congratulations! You are now setup with the Microsoft Authenticator app and can receive push notifications for multifactor authentication verification.


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