Many components of Microsoft Office 365 require the use of Microsoft Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). MFA is similar to UD's two-factor authentication (2FA), but is a separate authentication system.
If you are using any of the following components of Office 365, you will need to use MFA:
Click one of the headers below to see specific directions for setting up MFA or UD 2FA with Google Authenticator or Microsoft Authenticator.
People with novice to intermediate Microsoft skills will find the detailed UD-written directions to be appropriate: Setting up MFA at the University of Delaware.
People with high-intermediate to expert Microsoft skills usually find Microsoft's generic instructions sufficient when setting up their MFA accounts: Use Microsoft Authenticator with Office 365.
Using Microsoft Authenticator on a smartphone or other mobile device is one of the methods you can use with UD's two-factor authentication (2FA) service. It is a recommended choice for use with UD's VPN service.
Set up or use Microsoft Authenticator with UD's 2FA service:
If you have not yet enrolled in 2FA, select Enroll in two-factor authentication (2FA). Then select Manage my settings.
Using Google Authenticator on a smartphone or other mobile device is one of the methods you can use with Microsoft's multi-factor authentication (MFA) service.
Set up or use Google Authenticator with Microsoft's MFA service: