Using Hideez Authenticator as an OTP generator for your two-factor authentication

Hideez Authenticator allows user to generate One-Time Passwords for Two-Factor Authentication mechanism.
To use OTP generation feature first you have to enroll your Hideez Authenticator on HES.

Set up two-factor authentication for your Gmail account

Step 1: Enable two-factor authentication according to Google’s instructions.

Step 2: Open a secret key to generate OTP passwords in the account data.

To do this, go to account editing mode and
when setting up Google Authenticator, click CAN'T SCAN IT?

Step 3: Add OTP account

You can add an OTP secret either by scanning a QR code or manually.
  1. 1.
    Open the "Accounts" section.
  2. 2.
    Tap the "+" button.
  3. 3.
    Then you can either scan QR code from the Google account settings or enter it manually:
    • Scan a QR code:
    • Tap "Add manually" button:
      Type the account name and secret key in the corresponding fields.
      You also can provide advanced parameters such as a OTP length, Hash Algorithm and valid period. Just switch the "Advanced options" trigger to set them up.
      Tap the "Add" button.

Step 4: Confirm OTP in your Google account

  1. 1.
    Then click on the Next button. Enter OTP that is displayed in Hideez Authenticator, "Accounts" section.
  2. 2.
    Click Verify.

Sign in to your Gmail account with two-factor authentication

Step 1: Visit the account login page

Step 2: Enter your credentials (login and password)

Step 3: Choose Google Authenticator app second-factor authentication method

Indicate whether you want to always pass two-factor authentication on this computer or not - clear or leave the checkbox Don’t ask again on this computer and also select Try another way and Get a verification code from the Google Authenticator App:

Step 4: Enter OTP code

Enter OTP that is displayed in Hideez Authenticator, "Accounts" section and click the Next button.
You can find more on OTP generation in Hideez Authenticator - iOS, Android.