Enabling or Disabling USB Interfaces

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On YubiKeys that have multiple connection interfaces, you may want to disable or enable certain interfaces on your YubiKey to restrict or enable access to certain applets that rely on that connection interface. You can use the steps below to change which interfaces are enabled on your YubiKey.

  1. Download and install YubiKey Manager.
  2. Open YubiKey Manager.
  3. Insert your YubiKey.
  4. Click Configure… under the USB Interfaces section.
  5. Check the interfaces you want enabled and uncheck the ones you do not.
  6. Click Save.
  7. If prompted, remove and reinsert your YubiKey.

Note: You must leave at least one connection interface enabled.


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