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18 ноября 2021 г. 12:53, г. New York Mills, США Смотреть на карте

How to Enable the Two-step Verification on a Microsoft Account

Two-step authentication is a feature used by Microsoft to keep the users' accounts more secure and protected and make it difficult for others to sign in to your Microsoft account. For this process, Microsoft uses two forms of identity. First is your password, and second is your contact method. By having these credentials of the users, they can stop someone else from accessing your account. Without having the security info, no one can access your Microsoft account. For enabling the two-step verification on your Microsoft account, you need to go through the guide mentioned below in the blog post.

Complete Guide To Enable The Two-Step Verification on a Microsoft Account

If you wish to set up the Microsoft Authenticator app on your device, read these steps mentioned below to set up the Microsoft authenticator app.

  1. First, go to your Google Play store.
  2. Next, find the Microsoft Authenticator app.
  3. Then, press the Install button.
  4. Now, open the Authenticator app.
  5. Tap the I agree button and proceed further.
  6. Please, press the Sign in with Microsoft button.
  7. Next, confirm your Microsoft account address.
  8. Tap on the Next button now.
  9. Then, confirm your account password.
  10. Afterward, tap the sign-in button.
  11. Now, select the verification method.
  12. End the process of verification by tapping the Got it button.
  13. Finally, press the OK button on your phone if the notification appears on the screen.

Two-Step Verification Setup

Once you are done setting up the Microsoft Authenticator app, Move to the next step to set up two-step verification on your Microsoft account.

  1. First, access your Microsoft Account via your preferred web browser.
  2. Next, input your credentials (if required) to Sign in.
  3. Tap on the Security tab now.
  4. Then, tap on the Advanced security options tile.
  5. Afterward, click on the Turn on option under the Additional security for the two-step verification.
  6. And now, click the Next button.
  7. So, if you wish to use the outlook app on your device, select the platform and follow the on-screen commands to enable the apps.
  8. Then, sync your Email with an app password.
  9. Now again, click the Next button.
  10. And finally, click the Finish button.

Add Security Info For Two-Step Verification

The below-given points are used to add the security info for two-step verification.

  1. First, go to the Microsoft account on the internet.
  2. Next, type your credentials to sign in to your account.
  3. Now, click on the Security Tab.
  4. Then, click on the Advanced Security Options tile.
  5. Afterward, click on the Add a new way to sign in or verify options under the Ways to prove who you are section.
  6. Now, select the verification option that displays on the screen, like Email a code, app, SMS message, or security key.
  7. Please confirm the alternative email address now.
  8. Then, click on the Next button.
  9. Please look for the code in the alternative email account.
  10. Proceed further by establishing the code on the Microsoft account page.
  11. Finally, click on the Next button.


By following the guide, users can add the two-step verification security to their Microsoft accounts. If you have a Microsoft Account and want to enable the two-step verification feature, follow the guide we shared in this blog post and secure your Microsoft account from online threats and unwanted access from someone else.

Source  :-  https://medium.com/@martinmia610/how-to-enable-the-two-step-verification-on-a-microsoft-account-c9273150cb5

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