You can use the idCAT Certificate on more than one device, you only need the .p12 or .pfx file of the idCAT Certificate. You got this file when you downloaded the idCAT Certificate.

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Below we explain the different steps so that you can use it on other devices:

1. Locate the file

Search for the file on your computer, USB stick, e-mail, in the cloud... or in the location where you saved it. If you don't have the file, try searching for it in your operating system's search engine, specifying the extensions: .p12 or .pfx.

If you still can't find it, you'll need to create a copy of the certificate using an export .

2. Transfer it to the new device

Once you have the file, transfer it to the device where you want to use it (by e-mail, by USB stick,...).

3. Install it on Windows

Find the file with the extension .p12 or .pfx on your computer in the "Downloads" folder and double-click the file, then follow the instructions in the wizard.

During the process the assistant will ask you the following:

  • Locate the digital certificate in the current user (recommended if it is a personal certificate)

  • The password that is the Management code that appears in the email you received or on the delivery slip.
  • Check the option "Enable secure protection of the private key" if you want to protect your idCAT certificate with a pin for its use (optional).
  • "Mark the option "Esta clave como exportable" (recommended option) if you want it to be possible later make a copy of the certificate idCAT to another browser or device.

Click next at each step until you reach "Finish" and you will have the idCAT certificate installed. Now if you want you can check the operation of the idCAT.

important Once installed, we recommend that you save the certified idCAT file with .p12 or .pfx extension and install the public keys

3. Install it on Mac

Before installing, check that you have the padlock icon listed in Keys - Login open:

Below you have two options to install the idCAT certificate:

1. Double-click on the idCAT certificate file:

Find the file with the extension .p12 or .pfx on your computer in the "Downloads" folder and double-click on the file and follow the instructions of the wizard, keeping in mind that:

  • The wizard may ask you where to add the idCAT certificate, select from the "Keys" dropdown: Login (recommended option if it is a personal certificate) and press the button Add to install the certificate.

  • The assistant may ask you for two passwords: the first, that of the system administrator and the second, that of the management code (password) that appears in the e-mail received or on the delivery slip.

Once the wizard has finished, go to the Keychains folder - "My Certificates" tab, double-click on your idCAT certificate and in the "Trust" drop-down box, mark "Trust always". By doing this the system will ask you for your Mac credentials:

Once done, you will have the idCAT certificate correctly installed. Now if you want, you can check the operation of the idCAT.

2. Import the idCAT certificate file into Clauers:

Go to Keychains and click "File">"Import Items..."

Then find the file with the extension .p12 or .pfx on your computer, for example in the "Downloads" folder and click "Open".

It will ask you for a password which is the management code that appears in the email you received or on the delivery slip and click "OK".

Once the wizard has finished, go to the Keychains folder - "My Certificates" tab, double-click on your idCAT certificate and in the "Trust" drop-down box, mark "Trust always". By doing this the system will ask you for your Mac credentials:

Once done, you will have the idCAT certificate correctly installed. Now if you want, you can check the operation of the idCAT.

important Once installed, we recommend that you keep the certified idCAT file with a .p12 or .pfx extension.

3. Install it on an Android smartphone or tablet

In this video we explain how to install the certificate on Android:

You will have to send the file to your Android device (by e-mail, for example) and do the installation as explained in the previous video. You can consult the Android manual  if you need more information.

If you don't have the original file, you can make a copy from the browser of the computer where you have it installed .

3. Install it on an Iphone or Ipad

You will need to send the file to your Apple device (by e-mail, for example) and install it as explained in the previous video. You can consult the manual for iPhone/iPad if you need more information.

If you don't have the original file, you can make a copy from the browser of the computer where you have it installed .