Register for Azure AD MFA

Download and install Microsoft Authenticator app

1.Download and install the Microsoft Authenticator app for AndroidiOS or Windows Phone.

2. Sign in to Office 365 with your College account with your password like you normally do. After you choose Sign in, you’ll see this page:

3. Choose Set it up now.

4. Choose Mobile app from the dropdown.

5. Make sure “Receive notifications for verifications” is selected. Click Set up.

Add account to Microsoft Authenticator

  1. Open the Microsoft Authenticator app on your phone.

  2. Tap the + > Work or school account.

  3. Use your phone to scan the QR square that is on your computer screen.


    • iPhone users may have to enable the camera in Settings in order to scan.

  4. Your account will be added automatically to the app and will display a six-digit code.

Confirm activation status on your computer

  1. Switch back to your computer and click Done.

  2. Now wait for the Checking activation status text to finish configuring your phone.

  3. When it’s complete, you’ll be able to click the Contact me button on the right.

Approve sign in on your phone

  1. Switch back to your phone and you’ll see a notification for a new sign in.

  2. Go to the Microsoft Authenticator app.

  3. Tap Approve to allow it.