How to Disable Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) in Office 365

MFA, or Multi-Factor Authentication, is a security protocol designed to protect your Office 365 account from unauthorized access. However, if you find yourself in a situation where you need to disable MFA for Office 365, we’ll show you how to do it in this post.

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Keep in mind that disabling MFA for your account is a major security risk and should be sure that no one else has access to your Microsoft account.

If you choose to disable MFA, we recommend that you follow the steps in this post very carefully.

What is MFA?

MFA is short for Multi-Factor Authentication and is an extra layer of security that can be added to your Office 365 account. It requires you to enter a verification code after you’ve entered your username and password, in order to login.

While MFA is a great way to protect your account, there may be times when you want to temporarily disable it.

For example, if you’re traveling and don’t have access to the required authentication factors, or if you’re having trouble logging in.

In this article, we’ll show you how to disable MFA in Office 365.

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How to Turn Off MFA in Office 365

1. First, open a web browser and log in to Microsoft 365 Admin Center. You will need to log in using an account that has Global Administrator permission.

2. Next, go to Users>>Active Users. And click on Multi-factor authentication. You will notice a page that displays the list of users under your tenant and their MFA Status.

3. Click on a user and select Disable to disable MFA for that user.

I hope you find this guide helpful. Kindly leave a comment if you have any questions.

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