Add multi-factor authentication to a new device

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If you change the phone or phone number that you have authentication associated with, make sure you don’t lock yourself out of your account before doing so.

First, enable multi-factor authentication on your new device or phone number. Then just disable the old number or device.

Sign in to a Microsoft 365 service, such as or

At the top right, click your profile picture. Then click Näytä tili.

Click Päivitä tiedot.

Click Lisää kirjautumismenetelmä.

Select the Authenticator-sovellus from the drop-down list. Click Lisää.

Then you can follow the instructions on this page, depending on whether you are using an Android or Apple device: Multi-factor authentication.

Once you have successfully added a new device or phone number as a multi-factor authentication method, you can remove the old device or phone number by clicking the Poista-button next to it.