How do you require the Authenticator app in Azure?

ComputerHabit 821 Reputation points

I keep searching docs and the azure interface and I am lost. I would like to require that during login that both a Phone and the Authenticator App. I just can't seem to find the right information.

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  1. ComputerHabit 821 Reputation points

    Turns out I needed to change the Users > Password Reset settings and add multiple Authentication Methods.

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  2. JamesTran-MSFT 36,481 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    Thank you for following up on this and I'm glad that you were able to resolve your issue!

    For more information:
    Users can register their mobile app at or in the new security info registration experience at You can enable security info registration for your organization by following steps at For additional help on using Authenticator app methods visit

    You can Require users to register when they sign-in by navigating to Registration under Password Reset:

    Configure your users in the authentication methods policy to enable passwordless authentication.
    Azure Active Directory -> Security -> Authentication Methods

    If you have any other questions, please let me know.
    Thank you for your time and patience throughout this issue.


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