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Advantages & Usage
AusweisApp2 is a software that you install on your computer/smartphone/tablet to identify yourself online with your German ID card, your electronic residence permit or your eID card. Features like online authentification and PIN management can both be used on MacBooks or laptop PCs with USB card readers or smartphones as card reader - as well as completely with your smartphone.
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SOFTWARE INTEGRITY CHECK
In order to make sure that the file you have downloaded has not been manipulated (integrity check), you can compare the hash value. The valid hash values for AusweisApp2 are published on the website of the Federal Office for Information Security. There you will also find instructions on how to perform and benefit from the hash value comparison.
Online identification: Videotutorials
In order to make it as easy as possible for you to use the online ID function and the AusweisApp2, you can find here some video tutorials at a glance.
The latest video shows how to use the online ID function with the AusweisApp2 completely mobile, i.e. only via your smartphone.