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Test Two-Step Login for Office 365

How can I tell whether opting in to Two-Step Login for Office 365 worked?

This article applies to: Two-Step Login


To Check Whether Opting in Worked

  1. Go to Outlook on the Web (outlook.cornell.edu).
  2. If you did not need to sign in, sign out and sign back in again.
  3. Enter your NetID and password.
  4. Select Sign In.
  5. Two-Step Login will prompt you to confirm using a push, phone call, or passcode.

Picture of Two Step Login Prompt with Outlook 365

As with other services that use Two-Step Login, you can select Remember Me for 24 Hours to reduce how often you will need to complete the second step of signing in to Office 365.

When you are using Microsoft Office applications or Apple's Mail and Calendar applications to access Office 365, you will not need to sign in on a regular basis.  Don’t worry, Two-Step Login will stop attackers from breaking-in to your account.

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Friday, June 21, 2019 - 11:07am

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