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Quick trial guide

Before you set up productive readers, you can quickly try out the Mobile ID app with a test reader to get a feel for the interaction.

Update reader firmware

  1. Download firmware 1100 v2.06 or above.
  2. Double-click the firmware file to open it in BALTECH Uploader.
    If you haven't installed it yet, you can download it here as part of BALTECH ToolSuite.
  3. Click Start Wired Upload > Start Upload.

    Screenshot: Upload Mobile ID beta firmware to test reader using BALTECH Uploader

Configure reader

Copy encryption key

  1. Log in to the admin web application Mobile ID Manager.
    If you don't have an account yet, contact us to request one.

  2. Go to Settings.

  3. Copy the Encryption key to the clipboard.

    Screenshot: Copy encryption key displayed in BALTECH Mobile ID Manager

Enter encryption key in configuration

  1. Double-click the configuration template Autoread BALTECH Mobile ID (for Beta Testers) that you've received from us.
  2. It will open in BALTECH ConfigEditor.

  3. In the Encryption Key field, paste the key you've copied.

    Screenshot: Encryption key for a BALTECH Mobile ID project entered in the configuration template

Transfer configuration to reader

  1. Click Test Full Configuration with Host System > Transfer Config to Reader.

    Screenshot: Button to transfer of Mobile ID template config from BALTECH ConfigEditor

    Don't use this configuration productively

    For productive use, create a complete project configuration.

Activate the app

  1. In Mobile ID Manager, add yourself as a user.
  2. Activate the app.

Start testing

  1. Present the phone to the test reader.
  2. Upon successful interaction, the reader will give feedback via LED/beeper.

    Present phone with BALTECH Mobile ID app to card reader