Multi-factor Authentication Setup – Step 3 (App) 🔒

To use the mobile app, select ‘Mobile app‘ and ‘Receive notifications for verification

Click ‘Set up‘. You should see the following:


Open the Microsoft Authenticator app on your phone and follow these steps:

  1. Agree to the privacy policy.
  2. Select ‘Scan a QR code‘.
  3. Allow Microsoft Authenticator to access your camera, if asked.
  4. Scan the QR code on your screen with your phone.
  5. Once your phone says the account was set up successfully and you see the account in the app, click ‘Next‘ twice on your computer.
  6. You should receive a notification on your phone. Select ‘Approve‘.
  7. Add your cell phone number as a backup and click next to complete the process.