Configuring Microsoft Authenticator App for Office 365 Multifactor Authentication

Configuring the Microsoft Authenticator app for Office 365 Multifactor Authentication will save you time and effort by eliminating the need to enter verification codes by hand.


To setup the Microsoft Authenticator app: 

  • Visit on your computer, entering your SLU credentials and using SMS text verification codes to log in.
  • Check the tick box for Authenticator app or Token, then click 'Set up Authenticator app".
  • On your mobile device, download the official Microsft Authenticator app from the App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android).
  • Follow the instructions on screen to scan the QR code with the Microsoft Authenticator app on your mobile device to complete the setup.



Once setup is complete, select "Notify me through app" as your preferred verification option for quick and easy MFA notifications and approvals. Be sure to save your settings before signing out or leaving the page. 

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