Authenticator Application

Security – You can now change your password and update your security details directly from the Microsoft Authenticator app

As you already know the Microsoft Authenticator application has been primarily used for multi-factor authentication (MFA). Over the time the Authenticator app has evolved to allow you save your passwords, forms information or even deliver a password-less experience during authentication. Well, you can now also use the Authenticator to change your password. To do so, …

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Azure AD – You can now use Microsoft Authenticator code matching for authentication (preview)

Another step to a passwordless world. As you know, you can signing with no password using a FIDO key or Windows Hello. Well, you can now also use the one time code from your Microsoft Authenticator app. First thing you need to enable this new feature by logging on your Azure AD portal (https://aad.portal.azure.com/) and …

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Azure AD – You can use your Microsoft Authenticator mobile application to update your security info

As you know, end-users can access the Microsoft My Sign-Ins website (https://mysignins.microsoft.com/) to manage their security information (register MFA authentication method, set the default MFA method…). Well, this can now also be done using the Microsoft Authenticator mobile application. From the Authenticator application, access your account and the select Update security info Then you are …

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Security – The Authenticator Application now provides a full screen experience and allow to manage the ‘display code’ for all account at once

By now you should already know the Microsoft Authenticator application used for multi-factor authentication (MFA) when accessing Microsoft services (Microsoft Accounts, Office 365, Azure….) but also other services like Facebook, Google or LinkedIn. Well, the Authenticator application has been updated to provide 2 new nice features: Display/Hide codes for accounts using code only for MFA …

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Security – You can now allow other applications to capture screen and one-time code from the Authenticator app

By now, you may know the Microsoft Authenticator app used for multi factor authentication (MFA) to access your Microsoft Account (MSA), Corporate account (Azure AD/Office 365), or even your Facebook or Google account. Well, you can now allow (or disallow – which is the default settings) other applications to capture the Authenticator screen, which include …

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Azure AD – You can now use FIDO2 keys and Microsoft Authenticator App to authenticate against Azure AD

You can now enable password-less authentication to Azure AD, including Azure AD Application, with Microsoft Authenticator App, Fido2 Keys or Windows Hello. To start using the new password-less authentication methods, logon to your Azure AD portal (https://aad.portal.azure.com/) or Azure portal (https://portal.azure.com) and reach out the Authentication methods blade From there you can enable FIDO2 Security …

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Azure/Windows 10 – You can use your Authenticator App to sign in

Going the same way than Windows Hello for Business, you can now use your Microsoft Authenticator app to sign in to your corporate resources protected by Azure AD (Azure, Office 365, Azure published apps…) You need off course few prerequisites: Running Windows 10, registered to your Azure AD tenant Have setup an authentication policy on …

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