Microsoft Authenticator - Enrollment for Employees

Enrollment will need to be completed prior to March 1 to ensure continued access to university services.

  1. Go to 

  2. Sign in using your email credentials and duo MFA.

  3. Select Add sign-in method.

  4. From the Choose a method dropdown select Authenticator App.

  5. Click Add.

  6. Install the Microsoft Authenticator App on your smart phone or tablet

    1. Android:

    2. iOS/iPadOS:

  7. On your computer, click Next.

  8. Click Next again. You should see a QR code on the computer screen.

  9. On your device, open the Authenticator app.

    1. Click Accept then Continue.

    2. Select Scan a QR Code.

    3. Allow access to your camera if prompted.

    4. Use your device to scan the QR code from the prompt on your web browser.

    5. Once completed, you should see your UW Oshkosh email address,, listed in the Microsoft Authenticator app on your device.

  10. In your web browser click Next. You will be prompted to run a test to ensure MFA is working.

    1. On your screen you will see a number displayed in the prompt.

    2. On your mobile device you will receive a push notification.

    3. When you open the push notification, you will see a prompt with a text box and number pad to match the number on screen.

    4. Enter the number from the sign-in prompt on screen, and tap Yes to approve the sign in.