RDP connection with an authenticator app and with turned off password

Denisov Alexander 0 Reputation points

I am logging with an the authenticator application, and also the password entry is disabled (I log in without a password using the authenticator).

In this case, how can I connect from my Mac to Windows via RDP (all computers are on the same local home network and see each other). I don’t have a password, but it’s from my Microsoft account, what should I do? Now the microsoft remote desktop app on my mac needs a password, but i disabled it

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  1. Karlie Weng 16,171 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    After extensive research, I found that there's no direct way to use RDP with an authenticator app.

    Connecting to a Windows machine via RDP without a password can be challenging, especially when password entry is disabled. However, some third-party remote desktop tools offer alternative authentication methods that might work in your scenario.

    Or you can try the method provide in Can't Access Home RDP PC's Since Using Passwordless Authenticator App - Microsoft Q&A

    Other reference:https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/answers/questions/809494/how-to-enable-multi-factor-authentication-for-rdp

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