How to Confirm Your Yubico Device is Genuine with U2F

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Confirming the authenticity of your Yubico device is easy, and can be done in a couple of ways.


You will need:


Option 1: Verify Using the YubiKey Verification page.

  1. Open Chrome, and open the verification page: https://www.yubico.com/genuine/.

  2. Insert your Yubico device, and click Verify Device to begin the process.

  3. Touch the YubiKey when prompted, and if asked, allow it to see the make and model of the device.

  4. If you see "Verification complete", your device is authentic.


Option 2: Verify Using the U2F Demo Site.

  1. Open Chrome and browse to the U2F Demo site: https://demo.yubico.com/u2f.
  2. Insert your Yubico device.
  3. Enter anything you want for the username and password and click Next.
  4. Tap the metal contact on your YubiKey or Security Key when it begins flashing.
    • Note: If prompted, allow it to see the make and model of the device.
  5. Confirm that the registration is successful and that it shows a "Verified device" that matches the model you have.

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