FIDO2 and U2F Authentication Guide

FIDO2 and FIDO U2F authentication within Hideez Authentication Service

Hideez Key supports two authentication stadards developed by the FIDO Alliance: FIDO U2F and FIDO2.

Creating a PIN code on a Hideez Key device for the 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 the 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. Please, follow the instructions of U2F-supporting services to use Hideez Key as your second factor. Here are some of them:

Password managerrs and identity management platforms:

Set up passwordless sign-in with the Hideez Key

Please follow the instructions of services that support the FIDO2/WebAuthn passwordless sign-in to use the Hideez Key instead of your password:

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