Microsoft MFA – Changing Your Primary Authentication Method

This article provides instructions for changing your primary authentication method with Microsoft MFA.

Log in to Microsoft 365 and click on your Person Icon in the top right corner of your working screen and then choosing View account from the drop-down menu.
View account

Click the UPDATE INFO link on the Security info tab. 
Update info

Click on the Change button next to Default sign-in method.
Change default sign in method

From the drop-down menu that appears, select Authenticator app or hardware token code, and click Confirm.
Change default method authenticator app

Your Default sign-in method is now updated.
Default sign in method has been updated

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Owner:Help Desk K.Group:UW-Milwaukee Help Desk
Created:2016-01-05 11:58 CDTUpdated:2023-05-08 08:52 CDT
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