Using PingID mobile app swipe authentication on your Android so you can access your Apple Mac machine.
- Your Apple Mac is running Mac OS v10.13 or later.
- You have paired your Android device.
If you have the PingID app running on your mobile device, and your organization is using swipe authentication, when signing on to your Mac machine, you'll be prompted to swipe to authenticate.
The authentication process might vary slightly depending on the Android version and the notification settings on your device. Some Android versions might give you the option to approve the push notification from the lock screen.
Sign on to your Mac machine.
The Authenticating window opens, and an authentication notification request is sent to your mobile device.
Accept the authentication notification, depending on your mobile's notification
You'll see the green checkmark on your mobile indicating your access is approved, and PingID closes.You're signed on to your Mac machine.
- If you see the notification screen appears, slide the notification down
until you see the option to approve or deny the request, and then
tap Approve.Note: If configured by your organization, you'll see a map on the notification screen, showing the location, device type, and browser used by the device attempting to accessing your account or app. This can help you identify a fraudulent authentication attempt.Note: For Android version 10 and higher, you must unlock your device to authenticate.
- If PingID mobile app opens showing the swipe screen, swipe up to
authenticate.Note: When opening PingID mobile app, update your location permissions to Allow all the time, if prompted to do so.
- If you see the notification screen appears, slide the notification down until you see the option to approve or deny the request, and then tap Approve.