Registering 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 (user.name@swinerton.com), 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


Launch the Authenticator App you may have to give permission for the app to use your phone’s camera.
SCAN the QR code with your phone OR manually type in the QR code
Click
Next


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
Click
Done

….go to the Multi-Factor Authentication - MFA site on SwinNet