User Guide – first steps with the Hideez Client (for PCs without internal Bluetooth)
First Steps with the Hideez Client
In this mode, Windows can use its usual driver for Bluetooth and you can connect any Bluetooth devices as usual in Windows Bluetooth Settings page.
In this case, Hideez own driver for the Bluetooth dongle is used and if your PC do not have internal Bluetooth you cannot connect any Bluetooth Devices as usual on the Windows Bluetooth Settings page.
After installing the Hideez Client App on your Windows computer, you will see the icon in the taskbar. Click on it and launch the application.
To enable the Hideez key, you must press the button.
Insert the Hideez Dongle to the USB-port.
After launching the Hideez Client, you will see a screen:
You need to touch dongle with the Hideez Key for 1 or 2 seconds.
During the first connection of the Hideez Key to the computer, it is necessary to go through the pairing (bonding) procedure: press the button that blinks green.
The next time you connect this Hideez Key to this computer, this procedure is not required.
Concurrently with the Hideez Key, the administrator should give you an activation code. It can be sent in an e-mail or communicated in another way. Enter this 6-digit numeric code in the activation code field and click Confirm.
After you go through the activation procedure, you will see such a screen.
You see the Vault Settings section, but if the yellow lock and red indicators are shown, the Hideez key storage has not been loaded yet and you have to click on the lock icon.
Now you can access the accounts which administrator adds for you to the Hideez key. You can't change or see passwords; you can only use them. The Cloud icon indicates such accounts.
Now you are ready to try how you can unlock your PC with Hideez key. Please, lock your workstation, for example, by pressing Win+L, you will see such a screen.
You need to touch dongle with the Hideez Key for a few seconds.