Desktop MFA

Use HYPR to log into your workstation without passwords.

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Are you on a Domain-Joined Machine?

If you’re using a domain-joined machine to try HYPR, make sure you have Active Directory Certificate Services Configured.

Install the Desktop Client on Your Computer

Open the Trial Welcome Email you received from HYPR.
Your email contains a link to download the HYPR Desktop Client.

Download the HYPR Desktop Client

Unzip and Install the Desktop Client

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Do Not Modify or Delete the hypr.json file included with your download.

Restart Your Computer and Return to this Guide

Once you’ve completed installation, please restart your computer to activate HYPR.
Return to this guide once your computer has restarted.

Download the HYPR Mobile App on Your Phone

The HYPR app makes it easy for you to log into your workstations and web accounts with your smartphone. Find HYPR on the iOS App Store or in the Google Play Store to install the app.

Pair the HYPR Mobile App with Your Computer

HYPR enables you log into your computer without entering a password. Follow the steps below to connect your smartphone to your computer. Here is a video of what your registration should look like:

Launch the “Workforce Access” Application On Your Desktop

After logging in with your username and password, find the “Workforce Access” icon located on your desktop. Double click the icon to open the app.

Click the “Start Pairing” Button

Open the HYPR Mobile App and Tap “Scan QR”

Scan the QR Code with Your HYPR Mobile App

Make Sure Your Mobile Phone Has Successfully Paired

You should see a check mark on your computer like this.
If you don’t see a check mark, restart the mobile app setup.

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Issues Pairing? Make Sure you Have ADCS Configured

If you’re using a domain-joined machine to try HYPR, make sure you have Active Directory Certificate Services Configured.

Now Try Your First Passwordless Desktop Login.

You’re going to test your passwordless login to make sure everything is working. To do this, you are going to lock your computer and log in using your smart phone. Remember – you do not need to enter a password. Simply follow the instructions in the mobile app and your login experience should look something like this:

Lock Your Computer

Open Your HYPR Mobile App and Tap the Icon to Unlock Your Computer

Watch Your Computer Log In Successfully. Congratulations, Your Desktop MFA Setup Is Complete.

Next Steps

Updated 3 months ago

Desktop MFA


Use HYPR to log into your workstation without passwords.

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