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:
Click on NMSU 2FA Opt-In to start the enrollment process.
Read consent, select Yes and click Submit.
After submitting consent, you will be notified of your enrollment in 2FA.
Next, click on Link to access your account.
Please ensure that you are signing in with your "NMSU email" then click Next.
After, provide your NMSU "Username and Passphrase" and click Sign In.
Next, on your phone go to the App Store (iPhone users) or Google Play (Android users) to download Microsoft Authenticator app.
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.
You can then scan the "QR code" with your phone then click Next.
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.
After access has been approved, you will be notified with the information below (check images below):
Click Next and Done to complete prompts.
Click Done to exit set up.