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Windows Setup for Multi-Factor Authentication

More information on this additional security can be found here: Microsoft also provides more information here.

Changes for Windows Users

Outlook 2016

Outlook 2016 is the only Outlook version that supports Multi‐Factor Authentication. If you have a Drexel‐owned machine you can install it by going to Software Center. For personally owned devices, install the latest Office version (for free) by going to and sign in your Drexel account.

Set Up Microsoft Authenticator App

Once installed, you will be prompted to authenticate the app with your account:

  1. Enter your Drexel password, select Sign in, then select Set it up now.

    Screenshot 1

  2. Select Mobile app. Next, launch the Authenticator App on your phone, tap the +, and then SCAN the QR code in the Verify dialog box. Select Receive a notification on my phone, then select Next.

  3. Screenshot 2

Set Up an Alternate Method of Authentication

  1. As an alternate method of authentication, select your country and enter your phone number, then select Next. Check the box to Allow my organization to manage my device, then select Yes.

    Screenshot 3
  2. Enter your Drexel password, then select Sign in. Select Next, and follow the remaining steps on your phone.

    Screenshot 4