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to your sso account with the new passwordless solution

Watch the how to video on how to use the new passwordless system!

The new Single Sign-On (SSO) passwordless solution allows you to log in to your Alabama A&M University applications (BlackBoard, Banner, Email, etc) using just your username eliminating the need to remember a password. Simply download the Octopus Authenticator App from Google Play for your Android or the Apple Store for your iPhone to receive the authentication pin.

Octopus Authenticatior on Apple App Store Octopus Authenticator on Google Play Store

Login Steps

Step 1

Step 2

  • Check your email and search for the subject title, "Welcome to Octopus authenticator" for the QR code
    *If you cannot access your email or did not receive a QR code please submit a ticket*
  • Open the Octopus authenticator app and scan the QR code
  • Go to myAAMU Sign-in and enter your username, "first name. last name" and click "Login"

Step 3

  • Finally, accept the push notification on the Octopus Authenticator app
  • You will now have access to the SSO portal!

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