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Install and use the ESET Secure Authentication mobile app for iPhone

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Before installing the ESET Secure Authentication Application on your device

Before you can use the ESET Secure Authentication app on your mobile phone, you must install and configure the ESET Secure Authentication core service on your server and then provision the devices you want to use with the ESET Secure Authentication mobile app.

The instructions below detail the configuration of ESET Secure Authentication for use with Microsoft Outlook Web Access. For more information on server setup and provisioning, or to configure ESET Secure Authentication for use with a VPN, see the ESET Secure Authentication Installation Manual.

If after configuring the ESET Secure Authentication core service you are still experiencing issues, visit our ESET Secure Authentication (ESA) Setup Checklist.

Android users

 Windows phone users

Install the ESET Secure Authentication mobile app

  1. If you are prompted to enroll in the ESET Secure Authorization (ESA) mobile app, click Set-up to start the enrollment process. Otherwise, proceed to step 4.

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  1. Enter the phone number for your mobile device and click Continue.

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  1. Scan the QR code, click Continue → Finish and proceed to step 4. 

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  1. Tap the Messages icon on your mobile device and open the SMS text message from ESA that shows "To install ESET Secure Authentication, click" and tap the URL link.
     

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  1. Tap Add Account → tap Open. If you installed the application without using the link from the SMS message and you have never used it, continue to step 7.

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  1. Tap Get  Open.

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  1. Review the license agreement and tap I accept

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  1. We recommend that you set a PIN to protect ESA from unauthorized access. To set your PIN, tap Yes. 

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  1. Type your PIN number into the New PIN and Confirm PIN fields and tap OK. After setup, if you need to change your PIN number, tap the application menu and select Change PIN. Once your PIN is configured, ESET Secure Authentication is ready to use.

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  1. Tap Allow. You will receive a push notification authentication request. Enter the PIN you configured and tap OK.

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I see ESA Demo token instead of mine

If you see ESA Demo token instead of yours, tap the link you received in the SMS again. 

 

Use ESET Secure Authentication to login to Outlook Web Access

  1. On your computer, access Outlook Web Access (OWA) as directed by your administrator. Enter your Microsoft Exchange username and password into the Outlook login screen and click sign in

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  1. When you are prompted to, either enter a one-time password (OTP) or approve a push authentication using the ESET Secure Authentication mobile app.
  1. On your mobile device, tap the ESET Authentication icon to open the ESA application.

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  1. Depending on your administrative settings:
    1. Push authentication users: Tap Approve. You are now logged into your Outlook account.

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  1. OTP users: Tap Your Company (this text may vary according to administrator settings) to generate an OTP.

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  1. On your computer, enter the 6-digit OTP generated by the ESA mobile app into the Enter One-Time Password field and click Authenticate to access Microsoft OWA. You are now logged into your Outlook account.

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Troubleshooting

If you experience issues with the mobile application, for example, push notifications did not work and our support team asked you to send essential logs, follow the steps below:

  1. Tap Menu > About
  2. Tap the copyright text in the About screen 5 times
  3. In the Debug info screen next to Info, tap Copy Share to send the information using the default mail application to our support team.

 

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