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Okta - Okta Verify App Setup (Windows & macOS)

How to setup Okta Verify on a Windows or macOS device.


Okta Verify (FastPass) on Windows and macOS only grants access on the computer that Okta Verify is installed on. It is necessary to use the Okta Verify App (iOS or Android) or a Yubikey to gain access to Okta protected apps on other devices.

Download and Install Okta Verify (Choose one of the options below)

UWL Owned (Windows)

Open Software Center and search for and Install Okta Verify, or download

UWL Owned (Mac)

Personally Owned (Windows)

Personally Owned (Mac)

Install Okta Verify from the Mac App Store


Once installed, Open Okta Verify

Okta Verify

Get Started

Get Started



Make sure is entered, Next

Enter NetId or Email in the browser window that opens, Next


Enter Password


When one or more Security Methods (devices) are already setup on your account, you will be prompted to verify with one of them.

If this is the first device you are setting you you will receive "Your identity is verified" right away, close the browser tab


When prompted to Set up Windows Hello (on PC), select "Not now" if on a UWL-owned computer.

In the Okta Verify app, click your account name

Account Name

Setup is finished


Need to add another device? see Okta - Set Up Additional Devices (Security Methods Management)

With Okta Verify (FastPass) setup on a macOS or Windows computer, choose the following option when signing in:

Okta FastPass

KeywordsOkta, Okta Verify   Doc ID131571
OwnerTravis S.GroupUW-La Crosse
Created2023-09-20 11:41:02Updated2024-07-19 15:47:11
SitesUW-La Crosse
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