HOWTO: Set up multi-factor authentication for Office 365 users

Learn how to setup a multi-factor authentication (MFA) or 2-Factor Authentication for Office 365 users. In Office 365 world, they called it as MFA.

You have two steps to make it happen.

First, is to enable the Multi-factor authentication (MFA) for each users. You need to be the Office 365 Admin to perform this task. Here’s the step-by-step procedure to enable a user.

Set up multi-factor authentication for Office 365 users – Office 365

And the second steps is for your user to to set up their second sign-in method for Office 365.

Step-by-step procedures. Set up 2-step verification for Office 365

By setting up 2-step verification, you add an extra layer of security to your Office 365 account. You sign in with your password (step 1) and a code sent to your phone (step 2).

Next steps.

Step-by-step procedures. Create an App Password for Office 365. The App Password is a One-Time Password (OTP) that you can create and use for MS Outlook, iPhone / Android email, and Skype for Business.

Please Note: The App Password is a one time password and never expires. Though you can delete and replace it if you want to update your app password.



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