Two-factor Authentication for Microsoft Account

(Nitrokey Pro 2 - Windows)

These are the basic steps for registering the Nitrokey Pro or Nitrokey Storage as a second factor of a Microsoft account.

Visit https://account.live.com/proofs/Manage/additional and log in to your Microsoft account if prompted.

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Click on “Set up two-step verification”.

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Click on “Next”.

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Now it is important to click on “set up a different Authenticator app”.

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Click on “I can’t scan the bar code”.

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Insert and save secret code into the Nitrokey App.

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Enter code generated by Nitrokey App to confirm.

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Click “Next” and then “Finish”.

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From now on, when signing in you need an OTP additionally to your password.

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