Managing Office 365 Multi-factor Authentication (One-time Password)

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Managing Office 365 Multi-factor Authentication (One-time Password)

Note: The lab steps for this course change frequently due to updates to Office 365. Microsoft Learning updates the lab steps frequently, so they are not available in this manual.

Note: Do not install Office 365 Products in your personal machine. Please use the lab machines instead

Lab setup

Virtual machines: PLABDC01 and PLABWIN10

User Name: Administrator

Password: Passw0rd

Note: You will be using your Office 365 Trial Account that you created by following our lab guide. If you do not have your trial account, kindly get the lab guide and have one.

This course uses the Office 365 Admin center for all labs.

In all tasks:

  • Login to the office 365 portal using the account that you have created from the previous guide

This lab requires the following virtual machines (use only the VMs required for your lab):

  • PLABDC01
    • Sign in as Administrator by using the password Passw0rd

  • PLABWIN101
    • Sign in as Administrator by using the password Passw0rd

  1. We will join Office 365 Domain from our PLABWIN101 machine
  2. Open Microsoft Edge, and then browse to

  1. Sign in using your trial account, that you created by following our lab guide

  1. On the Office 365 portal, select Admin.

  1. Click to Show all

  1. Click to Expand Settings

  1. Click on Org Settings

  1. Click on Search all settings

  1. Just type Multi-factor authentication and Select the suggested option

  1. Click on configure multi-factor authentication
  2. Click over the user and on the right click Enable

  1. Click on enable button

  1. Click close

  1. Switch to Service Settings tab

  1. Under verification options, verify that Verification code from mobile app or hardware token check box is selected, select save, and then select Close

  1. On MS Edge, click on the three doted icon and open New InPrivate window

  1. InPrivate Windows log on to and login using this user credential (On you enabled the Multi-factor Authentication)

  1. After Login you will find no Skip for 14 days option because Multi-factor Authentication is enabled on this account. Click Next
  2. Click Next and download the Microsoft Authenticator Apps from Playstore
  3. After downloading the App on your phone click next and Scan the QR Code on the App

  1. Tab on the right top corner on the App

  1. Select Add Account

  1. Select Work or School account then go with Scan a QR Code

  1. After Scanning QR it will add this account on your Apps

  1. Click Next here

  1. After notification approved, click Next

  1. Now while login it will ask you about One-time password code

February 13, 2022

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