Add or Update Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) Method

This article is intended to help users add Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) methods.

Please note that you will need to be at a computer and have your smart phone or tablet ready to complete the following steps.

1. Log into office365 account with your Valencia email address and atlas password.

2. Click on your profile icon. Located on the top right of the window.

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3. Please click on the Security Info tab on the left side of the page.

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4. Please click the Add method button and follow the prompts to which method you prefer.

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5. Select Authenticator App. Please note that if you have not previously set this method as Microsoft will force this as the default beginning mid-November 2023.

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The following steps will guide you through the setup for the Microsoft Authenticator App. Video instructions are also available at

6. First download the app (link will provide options for iOS and Android).

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7. See how to set up the Authenticator app.

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8. Scan the QR Code.

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9. Approve the test notification.

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10. Notification approved.

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11. Authenticator app is now successfully set up as the user's default sign-in method.

If any further assistance is needed:

  • Faculty & Staff, please call the OIT service desk at: 407-582-5555
  • Students, please call the Atlas Student Help Desk at: 407-582-5444
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