for Multi-Factor Authentication
(MFA) using a Mobile App
What is MFA? MFA is security method that ensures that only you can log into your account. It does this by requiring at least 2 methods of authentication – your password and another piece of information Microsoft Authenticator App, text message code or a phone call.
Note: Make sure to download the Microsoft Authenticator App from the Apple or Google Play store to your mobile phone. You will use this app to scan the QR code.
Navigate to https://aka.ms/mfasetup
Type in your Username (firstname.lastname@example.org), click Next
Type in your network password at the following screen, click Sign in
Click Next when you see this screen
Click on the drop-down menu and choose Mobile app.
Download the Microsoft Authenticator App from the Google or Apple store before proceeding further
Click Set up
Authenticator App you may have to give permission for
the app to use your
SCAN the QR code with your phone OR manually type in the QR code
After the Mobile app has been configured, click Next
Let’s test the Mobile app to be sure it is setup correctly, click Next
Add your mobile phone number in space provided in case you lose access to the mobile app
….go to the Multi-Factor Authentication - MFA site on SwinNet