Information and procedures related to Security Devices

Device specific procedures


IB Key authentication via IBKR Mobile


  • How to operate your IB Key on an Android smartphone: KB2277
  • How to operate your IB Key on an Apple iPhone: KB2278

Digital Security Card+ (DSC+)

  • How to operate your DSC+:  KB2634
  • How to change the PIN code of a DSC+: KB1018
  • How to request a Digital Security Card+ (DSC+) replacement: KB1943
  • How to return a defective DSC+ to Interactive Brokers: KB975

SLS Card

  • How to operate your SLS card: KB1042
  • How to activate the IBKR Mobile authentication: KB2260



  • How to enable and use SMS as a Two-Factor Authentication method: KB3196


Temporary devices (Temporary Code, Online Security Code Card)

  • How should I address a request for temporary account access or replacement device: KB70
  • How long will my Temporary Passcode last: KB69
  • How to request an Online Security Code Card in case you misplace your security device: KB1873



Common procedures

  • Overview of the Secure Login System: KB1131 or 
  • Multiple 2Factor System (M2FS): KB2895
  • How to share the Security Login Device between two or more users: KB2481
  • How to opt back into the Secure Login System: KB2545
  • Security considerations following SLS partial opt-out: KB1198
  • Are there any charges or expenses associated with the security devices? KB1861
  • How to troubleshoot Account Management Login Failures: KB1132
  • How to troubleshoot Trading Platform Login Failures: KB1133