Set up Microsoft Authenticator App Notification Approval for MFA

Modified on: Fri, Jul 1, 2022 3:17 PM

1.  Download the Microsoft Authenticator App from the App Store or Google Play store.


Google play

App Store




2. Go to https://aka.ms/mfasetup and sign in with your full TechID & password.



3. If you are prompted for "More Information", select Next.


More information required prompt




4. You should be greeted by default to setup for the authenticator app, but if not, click "I want to setup a different method". 

Setup prompt for Authenticator app



5. Select Next and follow the on-screen prompts to set up the app.




NOTE: After setup, you will want to add your phone number in case you get a new phone. This can be done by going to aka.ms/mfasetup and adding a sign-in method:



Below is a video of this enrollment process:





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