How Do I Setup my Multi-Factor Authentication for My Office 365 Account?


MFA for O365 (students)


Here are the steps on how to setup your multi-factor authentication for your Office 365 account:

1. This will most likely occur the very first time you sign into your Office 365 account.
2. Sign into your TCC portal.
3. Click on the Waffle Button, and click on Campus Email
4. As an alternative you can also go straight to:
5. Enter your username for your email:
6. Enter your password for your email: *Same as your portal password*
7. A screen will appear saying More Information is Needed, click OK

more information is needed prompt
8. You will then be prompted to setup ways to authenticate that it is indeed you signing into your Office 365 account.

You will now set up your security verification, click Next


After hitting 'Next', you will see this message. If you do not want to download the App Authenticator, please click 'I want to set up a different method'. 


You have 4 different methods to choose. Email, Phone, Authenticator app and Security questions. 

Set up Text or Calling

1) From the drop down, select Phone
2) In the first box, pick your country code in the second box enter your phone number
3) Select if you wish to get a text with a code or have the system call you **Note** When Microsoft calls you, you will just press # to confirm you are the number called
4) Click Next


Enter the Code

1) Enter the 6-digit code you received in your text message
2) Click Verify


You are verified

Click Done to be taken to your Student email



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