Using Microsoft Authenticator with Office 365

If your organization is using 2-step verification for Office 365, the easiest verification method to use is Microsoft 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.

Download and install Microsoft Authenticator app

Set up the Microsoft Authenticator app

Open a browser on your computer and go to Sign in to your Office 365 for business account.

Use these steps if you see this screen:

Click Set it up now.

Click Set it up now.

Choose Mobile app from the dropdown.

Make sure "Receive notifications for verifications" is selected. Click Set up.

Use these steps if you see this screen:

Choose Settings

Choose Settings Office 365 Settings button > Office 365.

Choose Security & Privacy > Additional security verification > Update my phone numbers used for account security.

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

Check the box for Microsoft Authenticator app, click Configure.

Choose the mobile app