The StrongPass Installer for Mac includes all of the StrongPass Mac components in one download package. By default, it will install the StrongPass Browser Extensions for Safari, Chrome, and Firefox; the StrongPass Bluetooth Proximity Agent, and StrongPass Mac Logon.



To get started with the StrongPass Installer for Mac, follow these simple steps:

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Click on the DOWNLOAD NOW button to download the StrongPass Installer for Mac package.

Locate the downloaded StrongPass Installer for Mac package and launch it and the StrongPass Installer for Mac Installation Wizard will appear.

The Wizard will present informational screens such as a short introduction to the StrongPass Mac installer,  the Read Me screen with important information regarding the components that come with the package, and the Software License Agreement which you will need to agree to in  order to continue with the installation Wizard.


Click on "Continue" to proceed to the next step.

If you purchased the right  to use a private Authomate Server, enter the server host name by un-checking the default Authomate Server.


Click on "Continue" to proceed to the next step.
Once you agree with the License Agreement you will be presented with the "Custom install.." screen. If you don’t want to install all of the components, uncheck the box in front of the component(s) you want to exclude as shown on the left.

This FAQ will demonstrate the installation of all components.

Click "Continue" to proceed to the installation confirmation screen.

Click on the "Install" button and the Wizard will proceed to install the selected components (StrongPass Browser Extensions, the StrongPass Bluetooth Proximity Agent, and the StrongPass Mac Logon). 

The installation Wizard will launch the Firefox, Chrome, and Safari browsers to install their respective StrongPass extensions.


Important StrongPass Mac Logon Notes
  1. If you elected to install StrongPass Mac Logon, please pay attention to the Additional Information section of the installer. This section simply warns users that if FileVault is enabled on their Mac, users will not be able to use StrongPass Mac Logon for the first logon after a restart.
  2. To get started with Authomate's StrongPass Mac Logon please click here.

Click "Continue" to complete the installation.


You have successfully installed the StrongPass components you selected above.




Firefox Browser Extension Installation

If you selected to install the Firefox extension, the Wizard will launch the Firefox Browser and the Browser will prompt you to install the StrongPass Extension.

Click on "Add" to install the extension.
The StrongPass Extension for Firefox is now installed and ready for use.




Chrome Browser Extension Installation

1) If you selected to install the Chrome extension, the Wizard will launch the Chrome Browser and the Browser will take you to the Authomate StrongPass Extension Chrome Store page. Click the  "ADD TO CHROME" link on the right corner as indicated below.


2) You will be prompted to add the StrongPass Extension. Click on "Add Extension"


3) The StrongPass Extension for Chrome is now installed and ready for use.




Safari Browser Extension Installation


If you selected to install the Safari extension, the Wizard will launch the Safari Browser and the Browser will prompt you to install the StrongPass Extension.

Click on "Trust" to install the extension.
The StrongPass Extension for Safari is now installed and ready for use.


Important StrongPass Safari Extension Note

  1. If the extension does not appear in the Safari list of extensions after you click the ‘Trust’ button on the Extensions installation wizard, install the package again and when the same screen appears, use the keyboard to tab to the ‘Trust’ button and hit the space key.
  2. A discussion of this Mac IOS issue can be found  here.