How to Scan QR Code in Microsoft Authenticator

Open the Microsoft Authenticator app, select to allow notifications (if prompted), select Add account from the Customize and control icon (+) on the upper-right, and then select Work or school account. Please tap on “Scan QR Code” and scan the following Windows Prompt Page 4 4.

If you’re looking for a secure and easy way to authenticate your Microsoft 365 account, you may want to try Microsoft Authenticator. With this application, you can easily add an additional layer of security to your account by requiring a code or a fingerprint when signing in.

To get started, sign in to your Microsoft account and go to the authentication settings. You will see an option to download the Authenticator application. Click on it and choose the appropriate version for your mobile device. You can find it on the App Store or Google Play by searching for “Microsoft Authenticator”.

Once you have downloaded and installed the app, open it and click on the three dots in the upper right-hand corner of the screen. Select “Add account” and follow the instructions to add your Microsoft account. You will be prompted to scan a QR code, which you can find on your computer screen.

To scan the code, simply hold your phone’s camera over it until the app recognizes it. The code will automatically authenticate your account and you will be able to proceed with signing in. The app will also generate a code that you can use to sign in if you don’t have access to your phone.

Using Microsoft Authenticator is a straightforward and easy process that can provide an additional layer of security to your Microsoft account. It’s a great solution for anyone looking for a more secure way to sign in and protect their sensitive information.


How do I scan a QR code with Microsoft authentication app?
Android Devices You will want to stay on this page while you configure the Microsoft Authenticator app on your mobile device. Open the Microsoft Authenticator app on your mobile device. Click I agree after reviewing the privacy statement. Select Scan a QR code.
Where is the QR code for Microsoft Authenticator?
To generate a new QR code, click Add sign-in method and select Authenticator app from the list of options. You'll then be told that you need to install the app, which is fine because it's already on the device. Click Next to start the setup process and click Next again to see a new QR code for the app (Figure 2).
How do I retrieve my QR code from Authenticator?
Open the Google Authenticator app. If you still have access to your old Authenticator, you can easily recover all your accounts onto a new device by scanning your QR code with that device. The only way to recover Authenticator if you've lost your phone is to make sure you have a backup copy of your QR code in advance.