This tasks assume your mobile device is inactive and your Apple Watch is on your wrist.

You do not need to install the PingID app on your Apple watch to start receiving notifications. If you do install the app on your watch, you can receive one-time passcodes (OTP) from your Apple watch PingID app.

  1. Sign on to your application.
    An authentication notification appears on your Apple Watch as well as your mobile device.
  2. Swipe up to view the message and tap Approve.

    A screen capture of the PingID authentication request on an Apple Watch.
    The green Authenticated screen appears with a check mark, indicating successful authentication
You are signed on to your Windows machine.
A screen capture of a user's home desktop after a user successfully signs on to their account.