Login into Microsoft MFA set up portal

Click "Security Info"


Click "Add Method

Click "Add" 

Click "I want to use a different authenticator app" (Do not click Next")

Now, click "Next"

Keep this window open, and do NOT click "Next" yet.

Then, follow the instruction below to program your SafeID token with the QR code

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To program a SafeID/Diamond token with a QR code, launch the SafeID/Diamond programming tool


Click the Scan QR Code button


Select Scan Screen.

If succeeded, the Seed box should be filled with the token's seed data.


Now, select your smart card reader from the Reader drop-down list, e.g. "HID OMNIKEY 5427 CK"


Press the Connect button


Now, switch on a SafeID token and place it on the reader. 

The tool will read out the token's serial number and time, and display them:


Press the Burn button


The token is successfully programmed.

Switch off the token and switch it on again to generate a new code

After you have successfully programmed the token with the QR code, you can return to the browser window.

Click "Next

Use the SafeID/Diamond token that you just programmed to generate a passcode, then enter the passcode in the above window

Click "Next"

A new method called "Authenticator app" is now added into your account, as shown above.