How can I install the ID software on Mac OS X?

Last updated: April 02, 2018

Please follow these steps in order to install the newest ID software for Mac OS X:

  1. Download the installation package and save it to your computer.

    1. Web browser components for authentication and digital signing
      Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10 Intel), Mac OS X El Capitan (10.11 Intel), Mac OS X Sierra (10.12)

    2. DigiDoc3 Client and ID-card Utility
      Mac OS X Yosemite (10.10 Intel), Mac OS X El Capitan (10.11 Intel), Mac OS X Sierra (10.12)

  2. In order to install the required components double-click on both of the downloaded files and follow the instructions, an automatic installation process will start. It may take a few minutes. 

  3. When web components are installed and ready for use, a message 'Installation was successful' is displayed. After the installation is complete you will find 3 new programs on your computer - ID-card Utility, DigiDoc3 Client, and DigiDoc3 Crypto.

  4. To get digital signing functionality working, you need to enable the status of your browser specific plugin. Click on the browser to see more detailed instructions:

    1. Mozilla Firefox - In order to use your e-Residency ID-card on your Mac, you'll need to install Mozilla Firefox, or update it if you already use it.

  5. Connect your smart card reader to your computer, enter the ID-card and check whether your ID-card works at LeapIN or Eesti.ee.

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