Step By Step On How To Enable Multi-factor Two factor authentication on Office 365

Two factor authentication on Office 365

Step By Step On How To Enable Multi-factor Two factor authentication on Office 365

Environment: we have a hybrid environment with active directory onsite and exchange and other office service on office 365. this article may apply to other environments too. This article shows how to enable to multi factor authentication to your office 365 account. Multi factor can be controlled at a user level so you can test this in your production environment wit a test user.

How To Enable Multi-factor Two factor authentication on Office 365

Login to office 365 portal and click admin

Search for multi-factor authentication settings

Click multi-factor authentication

Select the user you want to enable multi-factor authentication on

Note the URL as you will need later and click enable

  • That’s it
  • Ask the user to go to the URL above and sign in OR they can login to Microsoft office portal from a web browser
  • Next time they login, they will be asked to setup multi-factor authentication.

They can now setup their account with multi-factor authentication themselves.

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