Can I use Solo with Chrome?
Can I use Solo with Edge, Firefox?
Yes. Some sites may require you to setup Solo with Chrome, but then they work with other browsers too.
Can I use Solo with Safari?
Yes, since Safari 12.1 you can enable Web Authentication in Develop > Experimental Features. It will be fully available in MacOS Catalina.
Can I use Solo for two-factor authentication?
Yes, Solo supports U2F and FIDO2
Can I use multiple sites with one Solo?
Yes, Solo supports an unlimited number of sites
Can I use more than one security key?
Yes, and we definitely recommend that you do. Most sites that accept FIDO2 and U2F allow you to register more than one key. This gives you better flexibility should you lose a key.
Can I use Solo for password-less login in Windows 10?
Yes, Solo works with Windows Hello. Note that currently, the Windows account needs to be configured with AAD, which likely needs to be in a business setting.
Can I use Solo for password-less login on websites?
Yes, for example Microsoft account (Outlook email) supports password-less login on web.
Can I use Solo for SSH?
Yes, you need OpenSSH 8.2+ with U2F support.
Can I use Solo for GPG?
Not yet, but we are actively working on an update to support this.
Can I use Solo to store passwords?
Can I use Solo in Windows, Mac OSX, or Chrome OS?
Can I use Solo in Linux?
Yes, but you may need to do some setup first.The how and why: https://docs.solokeys.io/solo/udev/
The latest udev rules file: https://github.com/solokeys/solo/blob/master/99-solo.rules
How do I get started with Solo for Hacker?
How do I reset Solo?
You can reset Solo using our command line tool and running “solo key reset”. On Windows, you can also manage a security key via “Sign-in options” which includes resetting and setting a PIN
Solo on Mobile
Can I use Solo with my Android phone?
Yes! Use a Solo with a USB-C connector or Solo Tap with NFC. Check out more info on NFC here. Make sure you have Google Authenticator installed
Do I need to use Google Authenticator app?
For now, yes. We are partnering with HWSecurity, who will soon provide a better security key app that doesn’t rely on Google services
Will Solo work with iPhone?
Not yet. We expect it with iOS 13.1 or later, but this is not officially confirmed
It’s all about the connector! You are probably most familiar with USB-A as most thumb drives had this connector. Then USB-C came on the scene. Here’s a good read