U2F setup example for Dropbox

Using Hideez FIDO Security Key for two-factor authentication

Step 1

Carry out the procedure Pairing a Hideez Key device with Windows 10 and Creating a PIN code on a Hideez Key device for FIDO technology

Step 2

Follow Dropbox setup instructions How to use a security key for two-step verification

Note! Many instructions for configuring the security key are written for USB devices and therefore you may come across the phrase "Insert your security key into a USB port". In the case of Hideez Key, you must press the button on the case.

Sign in to your Dropbox account with U2F

Step 1

On the authorization page, enter your username and password in the usual way.

Dropbox Sign in

Step 2

On-screen you will see a request for checking if you have a security key - if Hideez Key is enabled, then nothing needs to be done. If it is not on, turn it on with a short press.

Setting up a security key for Dropbox account

Step 3

Enter the PIN code created earlier here.

Setting up a security key for Dropbox account

Step 4

Queries are coming to your security key.

Setting up a security key for Dropbox account

And a screen appears asking you to take action on the security key.

Setting up a security key for Dropbox account

Press the button. At this time, the button flashes green.

Hideez FIDO Security Key

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You are authorized in your Dropbox account!