Need more help?

See the Quick Start Digital Tools for Students page

Contact the ITS Service Center:

(716) 673-3407
W203 Thompson Hall


No. Duo provides a great deal of flexibility and you do not need a smartphone to use it.

The recommended smart mobile phone option makes two-factor authentication extremely easy, but a lot of other easy options exist as well. Duo can place a voice call to your office landline phone or cell phone. If you have a University provided smartphone, then you are required to use it with Duo Security. You are not required to use your personal cell phone.

Short URL to this page: