How do I Enroll in Multi-factor Authentication using the Duo Mobile App on my iOS device?

Tags Duo MFA

These directions will guide you through activating UMS MFA on your iOS smart device.


  1. Download the Duo Mobile Application from the Apple App Store
WARNING: Click the link above to install the correct application onto your iOS device.  If you search for "Duo Mobile" in the Apple App Store, ensure you are selecting "Duo Mobile"  from "Duo Security LLC" and not any other application that may appear as an advertisement at the top of the list.
  1. Visit and select "Manage my MFA Profile"
  2. If required, authenticate using your UMS account
  3. When prompted, select the "Enroll" button
  4. At the "Protect your University of Maine System Account", click "Start Setup"
  5. When asked "What type of device are you adding?" -- Choose "Tablet"
  1. When asked "What type of tablet are you adding?" -- Chose "iOS"
  2. Select "I have the Duo Moble App Installed"
  3. Launch the Duo Mobile application on your device, and select the "Add" option
  4. Follow the on-screen directions to activate your mobile application
  5. When your device is activated, a green check will appear on the screen
  6. Click "Continue"
  7. During the early adoption period after you complete these steps there is an internal manual step before MFA is fully active on your account. 


  • Duo Multi-factor Authentication
  • iOS Smart Device


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