Passkeys App for NHS

Passkeys App for NHS

How to set up or how to enable passkeys for NHS

To enhance your NHS account security, consider using passkeys. This guide will help you understand how to set up and use NHS passkeys effectively. Learn how to make a passkey for NHS, register a security key, and understand the login process.

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Before you can set up passkeys for your NHS account you'll need to download Passkeys App on your device by searching for it in your Apple device's App Store, click on the button below Download on the App Store or scan the QR Code.

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How to set up or how to enable passkeys for NHS

To set up paskeys for your NHS account, follow these steps:

  1. Log In to Your NHS Account:
    Start by logging in to your account with your username and password.
  2. Access Account Settings or Security Options:
    Look for an option in your account settings related to security, privacy, or authentication. This option may be labeled as Security, Privacy & Security or Authentication.
  3. Set Up Passkeys:
    Within the security settings, you should find an option to enable passkeys. Click on Enable, Turn On, or a similar option.
  4. Choose Your Verification Method:
    The service will typically offer different methods for verification. Common options include:
    1. Text message (SMS): The service sends you a verification code via SMS.
    2. Authentication app: You can verify your identity by entering the one-time code from Authenticator App.
    3. Email verification: The service sends you a verification code to your email address.
    4. Phone call: You receive a phone call with a verification code.
  5. Follow the On-Screen Instructions:
    Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the set up passkeys for secure and passwordless authentication.
  6. Test Your Setup:
    Log out of your account and log back in to test your passkeys setup. Ensure that it's working as expected.

The exact steps and terminology may differ slightly from service to service, so consult the NHS's documentation or support for detailed instructions.

How to recover your NHS account

If you have lost access to your Passkeys App, please get in touch with the NHS Support Team for assistance.