About two-step verification

For this, and to add your Outlook account to your mobile device for the very first time, follow these steps: Go to Settings Security Info and scroll down to the App Passwords section. You follow the step-by-step process to associate a mobile number to your account. Use the generated password which is being displayed to log on to your m account from Outlook. Obtaining it is very easy and youre good to go again in no-time at all! You can also use this direct link to the.

Microsoft Gets, two-Factor Authentication, You Should

After enabling Two-Step Verification of m, you need a special App Password for applications which do not support the security codes generated during the Two-Step Verification process. In case you have no phone number added, select one of the three options available under How would you like to receive a verification code? It's easier to show how to navigate to the Google App password screen than it is to explain the way there, but if you prefer written steps with screenshots, see. Just head on over to your. Once paired, your app will generate a code as well, which you must paste into the text box as demonstrated below, in order to successfully pair your app with your account.

Using Two-factor authentication in Outlook, outlook Tips

Here's how to get started: Enable two-step verification, screenshot by Jason Cipriani/cnet. Scroll down a bit and click on: Set up two-step verification.

How to use two - step verification with your Microsoft account

Enabling two-step verification on your Microsoft account will enable it across all Microsoft services that currently support two-step verification, like Windows, m, Office, and, skyDrive. Account Settings, then, security info. We sign up for bank accounts, buy things online, and communicate with others using our email addresses.

How To Enable, two

In your account management go back to the. While you are at it, check out the steps for protecting your Facebook account, too. Android, iOS, and, blackBerry users can use Google Authenticator, while Windows Phone users can use. Whenever someone logs into your account from an unknown browser or device, Google sends a challenge code via SMS message to your mobile device.