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Version: 1.3.1 (28)
Package: ro.andreimircius.remotefingerauth
165 downloads
2.86 MB (2,999,452 bytes)
Min: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow, API 23)
Target: Android 9.0 (Pie, API 28)
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Uploaded March 20, 2019 at 11:06PM UTC by HoldTheDoor
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1.3.1

The Android Q scan crash is now fixed!

1.3

Bluetooth is now supported! Just make sure both the phone and the computer are already paired!

For this to work, you need to also update the Windows module, which now also has a method of checking for updates. The download link is in the app's description!

Remotely and securely unlock your Windows PC using your Android’s fingerprint sensor.



For the application to work, you need to install the Fingerprint Credential Provider module on your Windows PC (Windows Vista/7/8/10). Please choose the corresponding version: x64 for 64-bit or x86 for 32-bit Windows installations. You can download it here: http://bit.ly/2Q4YoUP

The module only runs when the logon screen is active, so, in order to connect your computer, add an account, etc., simply lock your computer (Windows Key + L, or from the Start Menu).

How to use the app:
Firstly, be sure that you have installed the Windows module found at the link above.
Go to the Scan menu (making sure that your computer is on the logon screen) and pull to refresh (uses Wi-Fi) or press the add button and use the preferred method of unlocking.
Select your computer and press Save.
Now, go to the Accounts menu and tap Add an account. Enter the Windows account that you want to unlock. Use the displayed name exactly as on the lockscreen (including the domain name, case sensitive), together with the corresponding password. Scan your fingerprint and press Add.
For PRO users: to select one of the added accounts, tap on the account name that you want to be unlocked when scanning your fingerprint.
To configure a computer, tap on the its name.
You’re now all set! Go to the Unlock menu and scan your fingerprint. You should now see your computer unlocked.

Features:
• Log-into/Unlock an account
• Simple, user-friendly UI
• Secure
• Local/Microsoft/Domain* accounts support
• Light/Dark/Black (AMOLED-friendly) UI themes
• Local network/Bluetooth/Wi-Fi Tethering support

* At the moment, domain accounts are supported only on Windows 8+ computers on the at least the 1.0.3 version of the Windows module. Please keep in mind that your account has to be present on the lockscreen for this to be able to work. It does not work for users logging in using the Other Users menu. In the app, simply use the displayed name exactly as on the lockscreen (including the domain name, case sensitive), together with the corresponding password.

PRO features:
• Ads removal
• Adding multiple computers
• Adding multiple accounts per computer
• Wake-On-Lan
• Unlock widgets
• More planned features

If you have the PRO upgrade, you can turn Wake On Lan on by tapping on the desired computer and ticking "Send WoL-Packet". Please be sure to read the F.A.Q. for the steps required to set up WoL on your PC and for any other tips that may help you troubleshoot any problem that you may encounter: http://bit.ly/2N9bzFV

Being built with security in mind, the app:
• Can be safely be used on a public network –all sent data is encrypted.
• Encrypts the stored information in the user’s computer using a unique key that identifies the app installation.
• Does not store any password in the Android app.
• Prevents attackers from also gaining access to your computer – if an attacker knows your PIN and adds his own fingerprint, the app is immediately notified and automatically invalidates its own key, which makes the stored private app information lost forever.

Possible future updates:
• Linux support
• Lock a computer with the app
• Being notified when one of your computers wakes up
• Timed unlock

Be sure to allow incoming and outgoing traffic (both TCP and UDP) in your firewall for the LogonUI.exe process found in C:WindowsSystem32. You will be asked at the installation if you want this done automatically for you if you are using Windows Firewall.

Please check the F.A.Q. for more troubleshooting tips and questions or send me an email if you have any questions regarding the app.
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December 24, 2018
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