Office 365 - Opt-in to Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)

Your password can be easily compromised. 2FA authentication increases your account security by requiring multiple forms of verification to prove your identity when signing into an application.

To opt-in to 2FA complete the steps below:

Step 1:
Click on NMSU 2FA Opt-In to start the enrollment process.
Read consent, select Yes and click Submit.

passphrase read consent and click yes and next

Step 2:
After submitting consent, you will be notified of your enrollment in 2FA.

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Step 3:
Next, click on this Link or visit to access your account.
Please ensure that you are signing in with your "NMSU email" then click Next.

passphrase ensure that you are logged into your nmsu email

Step 4:
After, provide your NMSU "Username and Passphrase" and click Sign In.

passphrase sign in using your nmsu passhrase and email

Step 5:
Next, on your phone go to the App Store (iPhone users) or Google Play (Android users) to download Microsoft Authenticator app.

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Step 6:
After downloading, open the Authenticator App to add a "work or school" account.
A QR scanner will open on your phone. When this happens, click Next on your computer screen to display your QR code.

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Step 7:
You can then scan the "QR code" with your phone then click Next.

passphrase scan qr code

Step 7b:
If you have trouble scanning code, click on "Can't scan image" you will then be provided with information to type into your phone manually.
After, check the authenticator app on your phone to approve access.

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Step 8:
After access has been approved, you will be notified with the information below (check images below):
Click Next and Done to complete prompts.

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passphrase click on done to complete

Step 9:
Click Done to exit set up.

passphrase click done to exit

Keywords:Two-factor authentication, 2FA, MFA, Secured login   Doc ID:108896
Owner:Ahmed D.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2021-02-08 14:29 MDTUpdated:2021-04-15 08:08 MDT
Sites:New Mexico State University
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