Two-Factor Authentication using Touch ID (Mac)

How To:

  • Two-Factor Authentication using Touch ID (Mac)

Applies To:

  • Employees, Faculty, and Student Employees

Steps:

If you use the Touch ID feature on your Mac, you can use that for Multi-Factor Authentication.

1) From the Multi-Factor Authentication screen, click Add a new Device.

Graphical user interface showing the Duo option for how to add a new device


2) Select Add Touch ID, then click Continue.  You'll be asked to confirm this, then click Continue again.

Graphical user interface shoing the Touch ID option


3) Use your Touch ID to verify your fingerprint.

Graphical user interface showing the Duo Security confirmation menu

Touch ID can now be used for Multi-Factor Authentication

Note: It is recommended that you have an alternate method (cell phone, Duo Mobile, Hardware Token) to authenticate with Duo. If you do not have your Mac and need to sign into another device you will not be able to authenticate.

Details

Article ID: 134136
Created
Wed 7/7/21 9:36 AM
Modified
Wed 10/5/22 8:41 AM