Microsoft 365 Email - Setting up two-factor authentication using Microsoft 2FA for non-Duo users

When accessing Microsoft 365 email for non-Duo users, you may be prompted to add two-factor authentication to better protect your account. Information on how to set up Microsoft two-factor authentication with your account is below.


Video:

Watch this instructional video from Microsoft to see the step-by-step, two-factor setup process. (Start at 1:10 in the video)


Steps:

1. Visit outlook.msstate.edu in a web browser.

2. On the Sign in screen, enter your netid@msstate.edu email address, then click Next.

Screenshot for Step 2 showing the sign in screen

 

3. On the Enter Password screen, enter your NetPassword.

Screenshot for step 3 showing the Enter password screen

 

4. On the More information required screen, click Next.

Screenshot of Step 4 showing the More information required screen

 

5. On the Additional security verification screen, for Step 1: How should we contact you?, choose one of the following options:

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6. On the Step 4: Keep using your existing applications screen, click Done.

Screenshot for step 10 showing the keep using your existing applications screen

 

You've now successfully set up Microsoft two-factor authentication with your MSU Microsoft 365 email account!


Using Microsoft 2FA when logging in to your Microsoft 365 email account

1. Visit outlook.msstate.edu, then log in using your netid@msstate.edu and NetPassword.

2. You will be prompted to verify your identity using whichever two-factor authentication method you set up:

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3. You will then be signed-in to your Microsoft 365 email account successfully!


If you get a new mobile device?

If you get a new mobile device and use the Microsoft Authenticator app, or if your phone number changes, your MS 2FA account will need to be reset. You may open a Service Request to have the MS 2FA account reset and, once that has been processed, the next Microsoft application that you use will start the enrollment process again.

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Article ID: 1594
Created
Wed 6/12/19 12:31 PM
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Thu 6/17/21 4:54 PM