Log in using multi-factor authentication (MFA)

Multifactor authentication (MFA) is a service that gives you increased protection when logging in to some of the university’s systems. With multi-factor authentication, you log in to the university’s systems in two steps: using your Umu-id and password, and the using the Microsoft Authenticator app on your phone or tablet. In this guide, we will describe step-by-step how to log in to the University’s systems using multi-factor authentication.


Log in using code

  1. When logging in to a system that uses multi-factor authentication – log in using your Umu-id and password.
  2. Click Next.
  3. A window will be pop up asking you to enter a code.
  4. Start the Microsoft Authenticator account and choose your Umu account.
  5. A 6 letter code will be shown on the screen of your device. Fill the code in the field marked Code. A new code is shown every 30 seconds.
  6. Click Verify.
  7. You are now logged in!

Log in using notifications

  1. When logging in to a system that uses multi-factor authentication – log in using your Umu-id and password.
  2. Click Next.
  3. A window will be pop up asking you to accept the log in.
  4. A notifications will be shown or your device, asking you to accept the log in. Click Accept.
  5. You are now logged in!