Use Azure Authenticator with Office 365

If you're organization is using 2-step verification for Office 365, the easiest verification method to use Azure Authenticator. It's just one click instead of typing in a 6-digit code. And, if you travel, you won't incur roaming fees when you use it.

You need a smart phone to use the Authenticator app.

Download and install Azure Authenticator app

Set Azure Authenticator as your preferred verification method

  1. Sign in to Office 365 using your password and verification code.

  2. Choose Settings Office 365 Settings button > Office 365.

  3. Choose Security & Privacy > Additional security verification.

  4. Choose Update my phone numbers used for account security.

  5. In the drop down box under What's your preferred option, choose Notify me through app.

  6. At the bottom of the page, choose Azure Authenticator app > Configure.

  7. Open the Authenticator app on your phone.

  8. Tap +.

  9. Scan the image displayed in your browser.

    Authentication app bar code
  10. Once you are successful scanning the image, you're account will be added automatically to the Authenticator app, and it will display a six-digit code.

  11. Choose Done in your browser.

  12. Choose Save.

Sign in to Office 365 using Azure Authenticator

  1. Sign in to Office 365 using your work or school account, and password.

  2. Open the Authenticator app on your phone and choose Verify > Close.

    That's it!

See Also

Set up 2-step verification for Office 365

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