Logging into Microsoft 365 for the first time

Modified on Wed, 13 Dec, 2023 at 5:23 PM

  1. Go to https://www.office.com
  2. Click 'Sign In'
  3. Enter your email address
  4. Enter your password
  5. You may now be prompted to reset your password from the temporary one which you were supplied with. Enter in your current password again and then create a new password and enter that in both the 'New Password' and 'Confirm Password' areas as per below. Click here for how to create a secure password. If you use our Keeper Password Manager, create a new record and store this password securely.
  6. You should now be prompted to setup multi-factor authentication, click 'Next' until it shows you a QR code
  7. On your mobile phone, install the 'Microsoft Authenticator' app - it's free
  8. On the app, 'Add a Work or School Account' and select 'Scan QR Code'
  9. Scan the QR code which is on your computer screen
  10. Click 'Next' on your computer screen
  11. When prompted, enter the number on your phone which is shown on your computer screen
  12. Finalise the setup

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