FIDO2 and U2F Authentication Guide

FIDO2 and FIDO U2F authentication within Hideez Enterprise Solution

Hideez Key supports two technologies developed by the Fido Alliance ( FIDO U2F and FIDO2.

Pairing a Hideez Key device with Windows 10‌

  1. For successful pairing of the Hideez Key device, you will need a Windows 10, OS build 1840, or later. For earlier versions, the correct operation of the device is not guaranteed. How to find out which version of Windows your device is running.

  2. After you press a device button, a blue LED lights up - three long flashes of variable brightness, which means that the device is ready for Pairing. Video

Video Guide Pairing HK with Windows 10

Creating a PIN code on a Hideez Key device for FIDO technology

The PIN code created for Secure Device for Windows (FIDO) may differ from the PIN code in Hideez Client.

Windows uses another technology to securely store, transfer, and verify the PIN code.

  1. Select Start > Windows Settings > Account > Sign-in options > Security Key > Manage

‌Changing PIN code for FIDO technology

Removing PIN code and clearing all FIDO data

Video Guide Creating, changing and deleting a PIN code for Security Key

Set up two-factor authentication using FIDO U2F

To set up two-factor authentication using FIDO U2F in Gmail, Facebook, Twitter and/or a host of other services, no additional software is needed for Hideez Key. Please, follow the instructions of services.

Here some of them:

Getting Started with FIDO2

After you have completed the initial steps above, please follow the instructions of services that support the FIDO2 protocol.

Here some of them:

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