How to enable 2fa for 365 – “There is a problem with your account. Please try again later” Office 2013 Activation with 2fa

When enabling Two Factor Authentication for a user in Azure for 365 when trying to activate Office for a user the following error display : 

Enable on Tenant

Make sure you login to Powershell for the tenant and Enable 2fa on the 365 Organisation : Set-OrganizationConfig -OAuth2ClientProfileEnabled $true

Enable on Outlook Client

You need to turn modern authentication on for the User via the Registry : 

Office 2013 ( ADAL not enabled by default ) 

HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\15.0\Common\Identity\EnableADAL. REG_DWORD. 1

Office 2016 ( Should be enabled by default but can enable just in case via ) 

HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common\Identity\EnableADAL. REG_DWORD. 1

Turn of WAM

[HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common\Identity\DisableADALatopWAMOverride] – REG_DWORD “1”

Enable on Skype for Business 

Set-ExecutionPolicy remotesigned

Import-Module SkypeOnlineConnector

$sfbSession = New-CsOnlineSession

Import-PSSession $sfbSession


Set-CsOAuthConfiguration -ClientAdalAuthOverride Allowed

Enable on OneDrive

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Tags: 2fa, Activation, ADAL, DisableADALatopWAMOverride, office 2013, Office 2016, There is a problem with your account. Please try again later, two factor authentication

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