Set up your (Microsoft 365) account with Duo multi-factor authentication on Android

Microsoft Outlook is the only supported mail application for Android.



  1. Download Microsoft Outlook from Google Play.
  2. Open Outlook and tap Get Started.
    Getting Started with Microsoft Outlook on Android
  3. Enter your email address, then tap Continue.
    Android email
  4. When prompted with the Northwestern Online Passport
    • Your email address should already be populated as the Username
    • Enter your NetID password as the Password
    • Tap Sign in
    Online passport login screen
  5. Confirm your identity with Duo Mobile multi-factor authentication.
    Duo Mobile login screen
  6. If prompted to Activate Device Administrator, tap Activate, then Activate this device admin app. If you are not prompted to Activate Device Administrator, you may need to restart your phone after configuration before you will receive any email messages.
  7. When prompted to add another account, tap Skip.
  8. Tap Skip again to proceed to your Inbox.


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