Adding the text message method

After your activation date, you will receive a 'More information required' alert when accessing Microsoft 365 apps. Select the blue Next button to continue, then follow these steps.

  1. Select I want to set up a different method on the bottom left
  2. Select Phone from the drop-down list, then click Confirm
  3. On the Phone page, enter the phone number for your mobile device, choose Text me a code, click Next and you will receive a text message.
  4. Enter the code that you received in the text message and click Next.
  5. You will receive confirmation of successful verification on your computer, select Next
  6. Your setup is now complete. Select Done to finalise and continue signing in.

Having trouble? Follow along with how-to video below or use our detailed set-up instructions, including screenshots.