How do I get a code for personal vault

  1. Posts : 139
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    How do I get a code for personal vault

    Windows 10 Ver.1909 64bit.In my OneDrive folder there is a section calles "Personal Vault".I have some screen shots which have been put there but I`m being asked for a CODE to open it.Where and how do I get the code from?
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  2. hsehestedt's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro, 20H2

    Does the screen asking for the code not tell you where to obtain the code? Do you have 2-factor authentication enabled where you need to obtain a code from your authentication app on your phone?
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  3. Posts : 139
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    Thread Starter

    Thanks for the reply,the screen justs asks me to insert the code,I don`t have a phone with that app on.

    I am unable to post a screen shot because my screen shots have been placed in this personal vault so

    I can`t retrieve them until I can open it.
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  4. Brink's Avatar
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro for Workstations build 21354

    Hello Terry,

    You get the code from the verification method you selected like in step 7 below. The available verification methods will depend on what you added to your Microsoft account security settings.

    Unlock OneDrive Personal Vault in Windows 10

    What are you seeing?
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