Enroll a Basic Cell Phone

Before Enrolling Your Basic Cell Phone

  • Have your charged cell phone with you.
  • Have access to a desktop or laptop computer with an internet connection.
  • icon-computer The enrollment process starts from your laptop or desktop computer.
  • You can enroll more than one device in the enrollment session.

icon-computer Add a Device

CAM menu

  • Click Start setup in the Device Control Panel

(Note: If you’ve already enrolled a primary device, you will be prompted instead to Choose an Authentication Method. Choose Passcode or Duo Push, and perform the appropriate verification actions, which will take you to My Settings and Devices. Then select Add Another Device, which appears as a small link below your current list of devices.)

Duo - Start Setup

  • Select Mobile Phone and click Continue.

  • Enter your phone number, including area code. Example: (555) 555-5555.
  • Be sure to click the checkbox <your phone number> This is the correct number when it appears. Click Continue.

Enter your phone number

  • What type of phone is <your phone number>? Select Other (and cell phones).

What type of phone


Enrollment Completed!

Congratulations! You’ve successfully enrolled your cell phone. Now when you log in to campus systems with your CalNet ID, you will be prompted for a second-step verification. Select Enter a Passcode from the DuoSecurity login. (See How to Do the CalNet 2-Step for more information.)

Be sure to get your backup passcodes! Click here to find out how.