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Multi-Factor Authentication (DUO): Enrolling in DUO Using a Mobile Device

This document provides setup instructions for the duo mobile application with your account.
  1. Go to
  2. Enter your username. Click Next.

    Enter Username
  3. Enter your current password. Click Next.

    Enter Password

  4. Select Configure 2-Step Authentication

    Select 2-Step Authentication
  5. Select Start Setup.

    Duo Setup Page

  6. Select either Mobile Phone or Tablet depending on device you are using.

    Device Type

  7. Enter the telephone number of the device you are going to use. (You will skip this step if you are using a tablet)

    Type of Device

  8. Select the OS that you are using.

    Phone OS

  9. Install the Duo app on your device from your device OS application store. 

    Install Duo App

  10. Open the Duo app.

  11. Tap the Set up account option on the app.

  12. Tap the Use a QR code option on the app.

  13. Using your phone, scan the QR Code that appears on the Duo setup page on your computer. Do NOT scan the QR Code below. This is only an example QR code.

    Activate Duo with QR Code

  14. A green check mark will show on the QR Code once this is successfully completed.

    Confirmed barcode

  15. Select Continue

  16. Dismiss the message showing enrollment successful. 

  17. Select an authentication method from the login drop down menu.
    NOTE: You can select any of the methods, but it is recommended that you select Automatically send this device a Duo Push


  18. Click Save.
  19. You are now set up with 2-Step Authentication and may close the page.
If you would like to test 2-step you can do so here

Keywordstwo step two-step duo multi multi-factor authentication 2 2-step 2step enroll2step   Doc ID80106
OwnerDavid A.GroupUW Stout
Created2018-02-14 10:40:51Updated2024-04-22 16:32:36
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