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Microsoft Authenticator App

We recommend using the Microsoft Authenticator app as a security factor. You can install the app on both your private and business smartphone.

Set up / registration

Step-by-step instructions: Setting up the Microsoft Authenticator app.

Quick guide

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  • go to the security information in your Microsoft account

    Microsoft account - Security info
  • add the "Authenticator App" as a method there
  • link the app to your Microsoft account.

During setup, you will be asked to install the Authenticator app on your smartphone. To do this, scan the QR code below with your smartphone or open the link to the relevant app store.

Android: Google Play Store iOS: App Store


Once you have set up the authentication app, you will be asked for your user name and password when logging in to IT services as before. You will then be prompted to confirm the login in the app with the two-digit number displayed.

At the same time, you will receive an approval message from the Authenticator app on your smartphone. To complete the login, you must enter the two-digit number and confirm with "Yes".