Interface

To learn about GuardedID's interface, continue reading below.


Dock Icons

The GuardedID dock icon serves as a status indicator of the current operational state of GuardedID. Descriptions of the possible operational states of GuardedID are listed below:

Enabled GuardedID is currently activated and enabled.

Disabled GuardedID is currently disabled.

Unavailable GuardedID's keystroke encryption protection is not available for the password field you are typing in.

Activation Required GuardedID is not currently activated with a valid Activation Key.



Important Note

GuardedID must be activated with a valid Activation Key before it can be enabled. If you have not already done so, activate GuardedID by following the instructions within Activation.
Non-Enhanced Mode Key-Up When GuardedID is running in non-enhanced mode (Manage > Enhanced Mode), this icon will be displayed by default when you are not typing. We recommend leaving GuardedID running in Enhanced Mode.

Non-Enhanced Mode Key-Down When GuardedID is running in enhanced mode (Manage > Enhanced Mode), this icon will be displayed every time a key is being typed to let you know that the key has been actively encrypted. We recommend leaving GuardedID running in Enhanced Mode.


Preferences

You can click the GuardedID dock icon, then select Manage > Preferences > Always Enable to ensure that GuardedID always launches in Enabled mode:


Checking for Updates

GuardedID automatically checks for application updates periodically. If a GuardedID update is available, you will be redirected to the download link.