1. loko ino's Avatar
    Ever since I have set up the 950 I get these texts messages from MS about security with code in it, not sure how to get it to stop.
    The text is from the number 837401 and has a link in it to Why is Microsoft texting me? - Windows Help followed by what looks like a 7-digit number. Not sure what to do, have gone though my security settings over and over again. Just want to stop getting these texts and not sure what I am accessing to get them as they don't pop in my notifications when they come in. Anyone else getting having this issue can help me resolve this?
    11-25-2015 01:11 PM
  2. VineRider's Avatar
    Sounds like you have two factor authentication setup. Login in to your microsoft account, go to security settings, and turn off two factor authentication. However, I personally would keep this turned on as it is a good security feature.
    11-25-2015 02:36 PM
  3. loko ino's Avatar
    Thought that too but went in and checked..not on.
    11-25-2015 03:07 PM
  4. BaritoneGuy's Avatar
    It is to verify the phone as a trusted device. I am surprised it didn't direct you to a web page to enter the code to verify the device. Try logging into your MS account via edge on the phone.
    11-25-2015 05:15 PM
  5. RumoredNow's Avatar
    You need to validate your device as trusted under your Microsoft Account. I get this when I swap SIM between phones. Same phone number, different IMEI.

    Check your Microsoft Account in a browser > Devices tab and look for this new device. Make sure the info is accurate.

    Then visit here: Trusted devices: FAQ - Microsoft Help
    11-27-2015 09:24 PM
  6. Missouri Chan's Avatar
    I used 2 step verification and some hacker still got into my yahoo account so I cancelled the account altogether.
    03-23-2016 01:09 PM

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