Self-enroll your phone

Enroll your phone in the ​Akamai MFA​ service. With this setup, you can use your phone to respond to authentication challenges and obtain access to protected apps.

Before you begin

  • To learn how to access the ​Akamai MFA​ device enrollment page, see Self-enroll in Akamai MFA.
  • In order to receive calls or text messages with your one-time password, you may need to allow the following phone number: +18555180150.


Due to local carrier restrictions in the UK, text messages from ​Akamai MFA​ come from +447412356394 if your full phone number begins with +44.

How to

  1. When you are redirected to ​Akamai MFA​, in the Set up Multi-factor Authentication dialog, click Enroll a Device.

  2. In Select a device to enroll, select Phone and click Next.

  3. In What kind of phone do you have?, select Other (only Text or Voice) and click Next.

  4. In Enter your phone number and we'll send you a verification code, select your country code and enter your phone number. Then, click either Text me to receive your verification code via a text message or Call me to receive your verification message via a voice message.

  5. In Enter the code we just sent you, enter the verification code you received, and click Verify.

    Now that you've enrolled your phone in ​Akamai MFA​, you can start using it to respond to authentication challenges.