How to set up Microsoft Authenticator
How to set up the Microsoft Authenticator app to verify your login
Follow these instructions to set up your second sign-in step to approve your sign-in with the Microsoft Authenticator mobile app. https://www.weboquest.com/how-to-setup-and-configure-microsoft-authenticator
step by step instructions
Sign in to your WilmU account settings.
Click Security Information in the left navigation panel.
Click Add Method on the right.
Select Authenticator App from the Choose a method drop-down menu.
Click Add. This will take you to the Home by getting the app page.
Install the Microsoft Authenticator app on your mobile device (download it from the App Store or Google Play).
Install Microsoft® Authenticator™ for iOS
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********* Google PlayInstall Microsoft® Authenticator™ for Android
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After installing the Microsoft Authenticator app on your mobile device, click Next on your computer on the Start getting the app page.
Click Next on the Set up your account page. You'll need to stay on this page while you set up the Microsoft Authenticator app on your mobile device.
Open the Microsoft Authenticator app on your mobile device.
microsoft authenticator mobile app icon
Click I Accept after reviewing the privacy statement.
Select Scan a QR code.
Microsoft Authenticator click Scan a QR code
Important: The first time you set up the Microsoft Authenticator app, you might get a message asking if you want to allow the app to access your camera (iOS) or allow the app to take pictures and videos (Android). You must select Allow so that the authenticator app can access your camera to take a photo of the QR code in the next step.
Android allows authenticator to take photos and video dialogs
Go back to your computer. On the Set up your account page. Click Next.
Microsoft Authenticator - set up your account - click next
This will take you to the Scan the QR code page. Scan the code with the Microsoft Authenticator app's QR code reader. After doing so, click Next.
If the QR code reader cannot read the code, click Can't scan the image? and manually enter the code and URL into the Microsoft Authenticator app on your mobile device.
Your computer will appear with Let's try it, while the app asks you to approve the login on your mobile device.
Let's try it page
A notification will be sent to the Microsoft authenticator app on your mobile device to test your account. Tap Approve or Accept on your mobile device.
Approve login dialog on mobile device
Click Next on your computer, which will take you back to the security information page where Microsoft Authenticator will now show up as a sign.
Microsoft Authenticator notification approval confirmation: Click Next
Security information page: Added Microsoft Authenticator
The authenticator app will add your work or school account without further information from you.
Microsoft Authenticator showing WilmU account
WilmU account options screen of the Microsoft Authenticator app