How to Enable Multi Factor Auth in Outlook 2016 Home or Outlook 2013

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is based on user logins for cloud services and beyond a password. To protect against account and email compromise, users must enter their password correctly and also acknowledge an app notification, a text message or phone call, then allow to sign in. However, I face the problem while enabling the MFA feature.

I have used an Office 365 Enterprise license on my Windows 10 computer in our company. I create and set up multi-factor authentication for my Office 365 account successfully and everything like Outlook works normally. Everytime I am at home, it is no way to use an app password in Outlook 2016 home version on my Surface Pro 4 tablet. Because this is the Home Premium subscription and I could not figure out how to turn on Multi Factor Auth for that.

How to Enable Multi Factor Auth in Outlook 2016 Home or Outlook 2013
* Press Win + R from your keyboard, type regedit into Run box, and hit Enter to open the regedit editor.
* Navigate to the location below if you are using the Outlook 2016 Home version:


For older version like Outlook 2013, the key used to enable MFA is under the tree:


* Select the Identity key and go to its right side pane, find the EnableADAL string with DWORD type and double click on it. And change its value data to 1, and click OK button.

* Then you can access the Microsoft Office 365 App Password link to create a new an app password for Outlook and use it to login.


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