s Identity

Login and authorisation for George and apps

  • Install app on your smartphone
  • Activate with code
  • George may still be used on all devices

Login to George with s Identity app and authorise your orders. No matter where! You may then use George on your desktop computer or use George app or QuickCheck app on your smart phone AND you will then login and sign with s Identity app on your smartphone. As soon as you have switched to s Identity you will not need your old password any more.

You do not own a smartphone or would rather use your PC/Mac?
In that case we are offering alternative login- and authorization methods.

The 3 steps to your s Identity

1

On your smartphone:
Download s Identity app from the app store

2

Activate in George on PC/Mac at “settings”

3

Follow the next steps in George

Please note: Even if using s Identity on your smart phone you need to start changing to s Identity in your webbrowser on your desktop computer (PC or Mac).

First of all please download s Identity app to your smartphone. Login to Internetbanking George on your desktop computer and start the s Identity activation in the settings at "Login & Signing". George will guide you through the process.

At the end of the George process an activation code is displayed. Using this code you may activate your s Identity app on your smartphone. Find a detailed tutorial here.

How to use s Identiy

Login with s Identity

  1. Enter your user number on the internetbanking login page and click "Start Login".
  2. If you have activated push messages in the s Identity-App (recommended), s Identity will send you a login message – please open it. s Identity app is opening and requests your s Identity-PIN.
  3. s Identity app opens and requests your s Identity-PIN, your finger print or your face recognition. Dependent on what you have defined to open s Identity.
  4. Check the accuracy of the login information using the verification code displayed. If the data does not match or you are unable to trigger login, please call our 24-hr helpdesk at 050100 + sort code of your institute.
  5. Confirm the login directly in s Identity and you will be logged into George.

Authorisations with s Identity

  1. Start your authorisation in George or George app for authorisation of a transfer.
  2. If you have activated push messages in the s Identity app (recommended), s Identity will send you an authorisation message – please open it. s Identity app will open and your s Identity-PIN is requested.
  3. s Identity app will open and requests your s Identity-PIN, your finger print or your face recognition. Dependent on what you have defined to open s Identity.
  4. Check the accuracy of the data for your authorisation in s Identity. If the data does not match or you are unable to trigger an authorisation, please call our 24-hr helpdesk at 050100 + sort code of your institute.
  5. Confirm the authorisation in your s Identity – done. 

Login and signing with s Identity (German only)

This is what you need for s Identity

Smartphone

  • Smartphone with Android or iOS with internet access. 
  • Android version 4.4 or later
  • iOS version 10.3 or later

A current account with Erste Bank oder Sparkasse

Your personal login data for George
In order to use s Identity and George, you need your personal login data.

Download s Identity app for your smartphone for free

In order to activate s Identity for the first time you’ll need an activation code. You may get this code during online account opening or for your already existing account printed in your branch.

Available for iPhone, iPad und iPod touch with iOS 10.3 or later.

Available for smartphones and tablets with Android 4.4 or later.

No matter where! You may use George on your desktop computer or use George app on your smart phone: login and signing will be done with s Identity app on your smartphone.

You do not own a smartphone? We are offering alternative login- and authorization methods:

  • s Identity for PC/Mac + Download of the application
  • cardTAN method with cardTAN generator

Your advantages with s Identity

Highly secure

Putting an end to password phishing
No more passwords that third parties may spy out. Your login is done with s Identity app on your smartphone.

A TAC-SMS can be diverted, your s Identity is unique.
Especially when using android smartphones fraudsters may install a virus to divert SMS sent to your phone. With s Identity this is no longer possible.

Highly secure

  • technical tie of Identity to your smartphone and your user number
  • safe access to s Identity with a freely electable s Identity-PIN code code or using your biometrics (finger print or face recognition) on your smartphone

Simply more convenient and faster with the "One-Click Wonder"

Start the s Identity app with your finger print or your face.
Even more comfortable using finger print or face recognition to open the s Identity app and sign.

Just confirm with just one click
Login and authorization are confirmed with one click in s Identity. No more SMS codes.

Many orders, one authorisation
Sign up to 25 transfers in George via PC/Mac (instead of a maximum of 5 when using TAC-SMS). 

More flexibility

No matter where George is – login and signing is done on your smartphone
You will login and sign with s Identity app on your smartphone and are free to use George on your desktop computer or with the George app on your smart phone. It’s your decision.

Internet instead of telephone connection
Ever facing problems receiving SMS e.g. when being abroad? With s Identity you are simply using internet connection only and will never face such problems any more.

One user, several smartphones
Several smartphones or PCs/MACs can be authorised – always protected by your personal PIN code.
You are no longer forced to use the one specific smart phone where TAC-SMS was sent.

Several authorisation numbers, one s Identity-App
s Identity app can be registered for and employed by several users – of course with a separate code for each of them. For couples and families.

Secure online payments with s Kreditkarte and the debit card 'BankCard'

In future, you will also need s Identity for online card payments with your s Kreditkarte and the new debit card 'BankCard'.

As of 14 September 2019, all online card payments will have to live up to the standard for secure online payments (3D Secure).