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How to set up One-Time Password (OTP) using postcard

If you have a postcard with "Secret Key for TOTP (Time-based One-time Password)", you can set up a one-time password (OTP) from off-campus.
* For users that JAIST account received remotely, the administrator did "One-time password authentication device registration procedure". The postcard contains the information required to generate the OTP.

[necessaries]

  • Device for OTP registration (PC, smartphone, etc.)
  • "Secret Key for TOTP (Time-based One-time Password)" postcard
    *The "QR Code" and "key string" below refer to the QR Code and "Secret Key" on this postcard.

[Notice]
The One Time Password (OTP) is a six-digit number that is updated every 30 seconds. If the time (time zone) of the device (smartphone, PC, etc.) that generates the OTP is not set correctly, the correct value cannot be generated.


For iOS (iPhone) and iPadOS (iPad) users

Install the OTP application ( Microsoft Authenticator , Google Authenticator , etc.) on your device (iPhone or iPad).

Start the "Camera" app on your iPhone or iPad, and read the QR code.
When the QR code is recognized, a yellow frame will be displayed around the QR code.
When scanning is complete, a notification will be displayed at the top of the screen (opens with the installed OTP app), so tap it to add the account settings to the OTP app.

 

 


For Android device users

Install the OTP application ( Microsoft Authenticator , Google Authenticator , etc.) on your Android device.

Start the OTP application on Android device.

 (1)for Microsoft Authenticator
    Tap "Add Account" and select "Work or School Account".
    Select "Scan QR Code" to scan the displayed QR code.
 (2)for Google Authenticator
    Tap "Start Settings", select "Scan Barcode", and scan

    the displayed QR code.


For PC users

Install the OTP application(WindowsOS:WinAuth、macOS:OTP Manager).

Launch the OTP app you downloaded earlier.

For WinAuth

※Please refer to here for details on how to operate the app.

Click the "Add" button and select Authenticator.

When the Add Authenticator screen is displayed, enter the following items.

Name:It is used to distinguish the authentication destination. Please enter any name.

Enter the "key string" (encoding value of the private key) in "1. Enter the Secret Code for…".

Press the "Verify Authenticator" button.



For OTP Manager

※Please refer to here for details on how to operate the app.

Click "Add your first account".

When the Add new One Time Password Entry screen is displayed,enter the following items.

Issuer:Any

Username:Any

OTP Secret:Enter the "key string" (encoding value of the private key)

Press the "Save" button.