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Log into Office 365, Teams, OneDrive and Skype via authenticator app

3 August 2020

From today onwards, logging into Office 365TeamsOneDrive and Skype for Business has become even safer with the introduction of an extra step. You now have to confirm your log-in via an app on your telephone: Microsoft Authenticator.

What do I have to do?

These steps will take 15 to 30 minutes, so don’t wait till the last minute when you need to be logged in.

  • Download the Microsoft Authenticator app on your telephone via de App store (iOS) or Play store (Android). 
  • Log out of Office 365, Teams, Onedrive and Skype for Business on all your devices. 
  • Set up the extra security step by following the instructions in the manual.

How to sign in with the Microsoft Authenticator app

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Privacy guaranteed

The university has a processing agreement with Microsoft. The privacy of your personal data is therefore guaranteed, also in the authenticator app.

Prefer not to use the app?

If you are unable or prefer not to log-in via the app, you can instead log-in with a text message or automated phone call. Read how to set this up in the alternative log-in methods manual.


Contact the ISSC helpdesk:

•    071 527 8888
•    helpdesk@issc.leidenuniv.nl

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