Available via the HSBC HK Mobile Banking app, the Mobile Security Key replaces your physical security device, allowing you to log in mobile banking easily. With the Mobile Security Key, you can generate security code to access internet banking service more quickly. Digital banking would be safer and more convenient.
HSBC brings an easy and all rounded mobile banking experience to you. By using the new iOS Face ID, you can authenticate your identity and access your digital banking in mere seconds - all with a simple look. Conveniently, you can also log in and confirm transactions in the HSBC HK Mobile Banking app through fingerprint authentication with iOS Touch ID and Android™ Fingerprint ID.
Activate the new Mobile Security Key and biometric authentication today to make your digital banking experience that much easier. If you want to enable biometric authentication (e.g. Face ID*), please refer to the important information about associated risks in the relevant FAQ listed below on this page.
*For compatible phone only
The new Mobile Security Key is packed with advanced security and protection features to give you peace of mind
Log on faster with Mobile Security Key and biometric authentication to get things done quicker
Apple iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR users can now use Face ID or users of iOS or Android™ compatible phones* can use fingerprint to log on and confirm transactions in an instant with biometric credentials
Besides logging on to mobile banking, you can also use your Mobile Security Key to generate security code for logging on to Personal Internet Banking
Search "HSBC HK" from the App Store or Google Play™ and download the app. Activate your Mobile Security Key and biometric authentication now.
Once your Mobile Security Key has been activated, your physical Security Device will be deactivated immediately. You can return this to any of our branches or dispose it yourself.
The new HSBC HK Mobile Banking app gives you access to your Hong Kong accounts only. If you need to access mobile banking in other countries outside Hong Kong, please keep the existing HSBC Mobile Banking app in addition to the new app.
You can also use Mobile Security Key to log on to Personal Internet Banking. Simply follow the below steps to generate the security code. There are also on-screen instructions available on the Personal Internet Banking log on page for you to follow.
Since your device is jailbroken / rooted, your device may be less secure and may lead to fraudulent transactions. For security reasons and to protect your interest, you will not be allowed to use our app. In order to continue using our mobile banking services, you may contact our customer service hotline to register a physical Security Device or remove the Mobile Security Key from the jailbroken / rooted device, then you may reactivate Mobile Security Key on another non-jailbroken / rooted device. In the meantime, if you have dual password, you may logon with a non-jailbroken / rooted device or Personal Internet Banking to enjoy selected services, or use other channels to manage your banking needs.
Yes. Face ID is currently available only on the Apple iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max and iPhone XR. You can enable Face ID to log on and confirm transactions if you have the latest HSBC HK Mobile banking app installed with Mobile Security Key activated on the device. To activate Mobile Security Key on your new phone, please refer to the step-by-step guide above.
Please note that customers may need to grant permission before enabling Face ID if the Face ID pop-up message is shown.
Please note that the probability of a false match when using Face ID may be different under some circumstances, e.g. twins or siblings that look like you, or if you are in adolescence, and disable "Require Attention for Face ID" function from your device settings. Please read the Terms and Conditions carefully and accept the associated risks and consequences before you enable the Face ID function. Also, please enable "Require Attention for Face ID" function or use Mobile Security Key password instead if you have any concerns.
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Fingerprint authentication is available on following compatible Android™ devices: Samsung (Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+, Galaxy A6+, Galaxy A8 Star, Galaxy J6, Galaxy C9 Pro, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 edge, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 edge, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy Note 5), LG (Q Stylus+, V30+, V20, G6, G6+), Sony (Xperia XZ3, Xperia XZ2, Xperia XZ2 Premium), Google (Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel), and HTC (U12+). More devices will be supported in future.