How to Enable MFA (Multi-Factor Authentication)

Documented By: Roger

Updated On: 11 September 2019

What is MFA

Multi-factor authentication (MFA) is a method of confirming a user’s claimed identity in which a user is granted access only after successfully presenting 2 or more pieces of evidence.

 

How to enable MFA 

Login to your office 365 webmail (https://login.microsoftonline.com)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Located at the top right, click on your profile icon and select “My accounts”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click on Security & privacy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Select the Additional security verification -> click the Update your phone numbers used for account security

 

 

 

 

On Additional security verification -> click on App Passwords

 

Create your own name and click next.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Then it will generate a 16 character for you to enter. (*do take note of your App password, it is best you write down the password as it will not display again if you forgot the password). After you write the password, you can close the app password.