Okta Verify app for multi-factor authentication (MFA)

The Okta Verify app is the recommended MFA option and the only option that supports push technology to your smart device.

If you:

System requirements

To install Okta Verify, you’ll need a smartphone or tablet that meets the following requirements:

  • Apple: iOS 11 or higher
  • Android: 4.4 or higher.

Register for MFA

  1. Click on the button below to begin the registration process.
  2. Register for MFA

  3. Click Next.
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  5. If you haven't already installed the Okta Verify app, enter your mobile number and click Send me a link.
    You'll receive an SMS with an app store link to download and install the Okta Verify app on your phone.
  6. If you're unable to install the Okta Verify app, click I can’t install Okta Verify and follow instructions on the next screen.
  7. Once you’ve installed the Okta Verify app, click Register now on the computer screen. If you're not already logged in, you'll be prompted to log in.
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  9. Click Setup.
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  11. Select your device type. Click Next.
  12. Launch the Okta Verify app on your phone, select Add Account, and enable notifications and camera.

    Camera access is only required to scan the QR code. It doesn't give any access to your photo library. If you'd prefer to register without scanning, see our help guide.
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  14. Scan the QR on the computer screen. Can't scan? See our help guide.
  15. Click Send Push on the computer screen.
  16. Switch to the Okta Verify app on your smartphone and click Yes, It's Me.
  17. The screen will then navigate to the following diagram. Click Go to my.monash.
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Close the app, but do not uninstall it – you’ll need it whenever you log into a new device or log in from another country. You can configure your regularly used devices to not challenge you for MFA.

Help with the Okta Verify app

For more information on using Okta Verify, see using multi-factor authentication (MFA).

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