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 aka.ms/authapp 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 https://aka.ms/mysecurityinfo
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.
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 https://aka.ms/mysecurityinfo
Congratulations! You are now setup with the Microsoft Authenticator app and can receive push notifications for multifactor authentication verification.
Passaic County Community College IT department