Set up the PingID desktop authentication service on your Windows machine.
- Confirm you have administrator privileges on your machine.
- Install the PingID desktop
In some organizations, your support representative can do this step for you.
- Pair the desktop app to your account.
If you already have a device paired with your account and your organization allows you to pair more than one device, you can add the PingID desktop app as an authentication method through your Devices page. For more information, see Adding and reordering devices.
Sign on to your account or app and when you see the registration window, click
You'll see the Add a New Device window, showing the QR code.
In the Add a New Device window, click
The Desktop Setup window opens, displaying a Pairing Key. Record it, because you need it for step 5.
Click Download for Windows and save the file to your
Alternatively, download the PingID desktop app from the PingID downloads page.Note:
If the PingID desktop app is already installed on your machine, skip step 4.
To install the PingID
- Click the pingID.exe download file to launch the PingID desktop app installer.
In the User Account Control dialog, to the
Do you want to allow this app to make changes to your
device? confirmation request, click
The PingID Setup wizard opens.
Review the Software License Agreement and select I accept
the agreement. Click Next.