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Microsoft Azure – Setting up Authenticator on Phone

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  • Last Updated : 24 Mar, 2022
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In this article, we will learn how to set up an authenticator on a new phone. Whether it’s because of an upgrade an accident or just losing it almost everyone will find themselves with a new phone at some point. If your previous phone was connected to your organization’s security you’ll need to re-register your new phone. Let’s look at how to do it.


Follow the below steps to set up an authenticator on a New phone:

Step 1:  To begin go to this page.

Step 2: Log in with your Microsoft work account.


Step 3: When prompted to authorize your login with a Microsoft Authenticator app select sign in another way. And choose one of your alternate authorization methods such as having a text message sent to your new phone.


Note: If you did not set up any alternative authorization methods you’ll need to contact your organization’s administrator or help desk to re-register your new phone.

Step 4: Enter the code from the text message and select verify.


Step 5: Locate the Microsoft Authenticator method and delete it.


Step 6: Select add method, verify the Authenticator app is selected, and choose to Add.


Step 7: Download the Microsoft Authenticator app select next then next again.


 Your monitor will display a QR code. 


Step 8: On your mobile device tap Add Account, choose work or school account, and accept any requested permissions.


Step 9: Use your mobile device to scan the QR code on your monitor, then select next return to your mobile device and tap to approve.


Your new device is now registered with your organization.


That’s it, these are the steps that need to be followed to set up an authenticator on a new phone.

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