How should I recover a lost account if I have not turned the backup on?

Manan Suthar 0 Reputation points
2023-10-03T17:32:57.7033333+00:00

Recently I added an account to the Microsoft Authenticator app, and unfortunately I uninstalled the app by mistake, without turning on the backup feature. And when I re-installed the app, my account was removed. How do I recover my lost account?

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Microsoft Authenticator
A Microsoft app for iOS and Android devices that enables authentication with two-factor verification, phone sign-in, and code generation.
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  1. Dave Patrick 426.2K Reputation points MVP
    2023-10-03T17:56:06.99+00:00

    Sounds like you'll need the account admins to reset the account so a new QR code can be generated with which you can relink the authentication device to your account.

    If you are the admin then you can reach out to 365 global customer service here.
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/topic/global-customer-service-phone-numbers-c0389ade-5640-e588-8b0e-28de8afeb3f2

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