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How to manage your authenton#1 FIDO 2 for MicroSoft 365

How to sign in with a security key to your Microsoft 365-Account:

There are different types of security keys that you can use, like a USB key that you plug in to your device or an NFC key that you tap on an NFC reader.  The authenton suppoirts both: UZSB-A and NFC!

1.      Go to the Microsoft account page and sign in as you normally would

2.      Select Security > More security options

3.      Select Add a new way to sign in or verify

4.      Select Use a security key

5.      Identify what type of key you have (USB or NFC) and select Next.

6.      You will be redirected to the setup experience where you will insert or tap your key.

7.      Create a PIN (or enter an existing PIN if you have already created one).

8.      Take the follow-up action by touching either the button or gold disk if your key has one (or read the instruction manual to figure out what else it might be).

9.      Name your security key so that you can distinguish it from other keys.

10.   Sign out and open Microsoft Edge, select Use Windows Hello or security key instead, and sign in by inserting or tapping your key
By registering a FIDO2 key to your Microsoft 365 account, you are adding an extra layer of security to your account, making it much more difficult for hackers to gain access to your sensitive data.

Alternatively you can use the following link to add the authenton#1 as security key to your Microsoft account.
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