Application interface

The left pane displays:

  • Name (1) and version of the application (2)

  • Hideez dongle serial number (3) and firmware version (4)

  • Bluetooth signal strength (5) (with increased distance to the Hideez key from your computer, the value decreases)

  • Username to which the key is bound on the HES server (6)

  • Device settings - menu item for displaying key settings

  • Password Manager - menu item for working with a password manager

There are some icons you can see:

Yellow Lock - the authorization procedure for access to the data on the key failed. Yet another indication is the red indicator “Authorized”.The Password Manager menu section will not be displayed in this case.

Icons for disconnecting or deleting a key. A disconnection means that the key cannot be currently used to continue working at this workplace. Deleting the key means that in addition to disconnection the primary connection between the key and workstation (bond) is also deleted.

Device Settings section

The basic information about the Hideez Key is displayed:

  • Hideez Key Name

  • Serial number

  • MAC address

  • % of free space in the storage (accounts are stored in 80kB allocation storage)

  • Firmware version

  • Bootloader version

Indicators displayed:

  • Connected - the connection between the Hideez Key and the end-point of the User. A green indicator means that the connection is established, a red one - no connection. The key must be in the coverage area of ​​the dongle to establish the connection.

  • Initialized - the stage between creating a physical bluetooth connection with the device and authorization when downloading open metadata from the device (name, MAC address, battery, firmware version, etc.).

  • Authorized - a secure channel has been created between the application and the device.

  • Storage loaded - the upload status of data from the key. A green indicator means that the key is authorized, the data has been downloaded and the menu item - password manager is available. A red indicator means that the key could not pass authorization, or that the new passwords on the HES are being uploaded onto the key.

Password Manager section

Information on all user accounts is displayed (account name and login). Use the search (by account name and login) for a quick search of the desired account.