Turn two-step verification on or off

  1. Go to the Security basics page and sign in with your Microsoft account.

  1. Select Advanced security options.

  2. Under Two-step verification, choose Set up two-step verification to turn it on

  3. Follow the instructions.

    Note: As part of setting up this account, you’ll be given a QR code to scan with your device; this is one way we ensure you are in physical possession of the device you are installing the Authenticator app to.

    We recommend using the Microsoft authenticator app on either your phone or iPad.