Deploying the Microsoft Authenticator App

To distribute the Microsoft Authenticator app, add the app to Jamf Pro and then configure app settings and scope to distribute it to target devices or users.

  1. In Jamf Pro, click Devices at the top of the sidebar.
  2. Click Mobile Device Apps in the sidebar.
  3. Click New .
  4. Select App Store app or apps purchased in volume and click Next.
  5. Do one of the following:
    • To add the app by browsing the App Store or apps purchased in volume, enter Microsoft Authenticator, choose an App Store country and click Next. Then click Add.

    • To add the app by uploading a VPP code spreadsheet, click Choose File and upload the Excel spreadsheet (.xls) that contains VPP codes for the app.

    • To add the app by manually entering information about it, click Enter Manually.

  6. Use the General pane to configure settings for the app, including the distribution method.

    Jamf recommends selecting Install Automatically/Prompt Users to Install from the Distribution Method pop-up menu.

    You can also choose whether to make the app managed and can enable automatic app updates.

  7. (Optional) Use the Managed Distribution pane to assign app licenses purchased in volume.

    For more information, see Device-Assigned Managed Distribution in the Jamf Pro Documentation.

  8. Click the Scope tab and configure the scope of the app.

    For more information, see Scope in the Jamf Pro Documentation.

  9. Click Save .

The Microsoft Authenticator app is installed on the device. The device is ready to register with Azure AD.