Tutorial : Ohanae for
Windows Phone

1| Installing Ohanae

Install Ohanae for Windows Phone from the Store.

2| Start Using Ohanae


New Users

  1. If you are a new user, click on New User? Register a new account to register for a new Ohanae Account.
  2. Key in your personal information. Provide a name to identify the device (eg. Lumia-WP).
  3. Click Register to submit and continue. You will see a message prompting you to verify your account.

  4. Check your email for an activation message sent to the registered email address. Click on the activation link. A notification email will be sent to you informing you about your device activation.
  5. After registering and activating your account, navigate back to the Ohanae application. You will be prompted to enter your passphrase.

Existing Users

  1. If this is your first time using the application on this device, enter your username and passphrase. Click Sign In.
  2. Successful sign in, will take you to the home page.

You are now ready to protect your privacy on the cloud with Ohanae.

3| Upgrade and Sign Out


If you have purchased a business or premium membership and have your activation code, please refer to Account Credentials for more details.

Sign Out

To sign out, click on the Settings button in the Application Bar at the bottom, to access the Application Settings page, and then and click the Sign Out button.


1-Tap Login allows you to easily insert a password anywhere on your mobile device using the system built-in Copy/Paste function. It is extremely easy to use, from the 1-Tap Login page, select the appropriate application, username, Ohanae computes the password previously generated and make it available to the clipboard.

1-Tap Login allows you to login to multiple accounts for different services through a single click.

If you already have an account created, all your passwords are automatically synced. Search and click on the domain you wish to login to, and you can view a list of all accounts under that domain.

1| Adding a New Domain

The following steps use Outlook as an example for adding a new domain. Ohanae helps you generate unique complex passwords passwords on all websites without the need to remember them. Passwords are not stored, they are dynamically generated and erased from your device. These steps can be followed to add any domain (Eg. Windows Live ID, LinkdIn, Facebook, Dropbox or anything else).

  1. Click on the "+" button in the Application Bar at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Type a domain name. (eg. Outlook).
  3. Insert a new username for the domain, say "my.account@hotmail.com". This username refers to the entire field to be typed out in the username field when logging in on the website. For example, for a Live ID username of "my.account", the corresponding Twitter username would be " my.account@live.com".
  4. Click Generate Password after selecting your desired security criteria for the password.
  5. Now the new domain is added with a new account under it, but the new password is not saved with the new account. To link the account with the new password, change your password on your account to the password newly generated by Ohanae.

    Please refer to change password with 1-Tap Login for more details.
2| Viewing a Stored Password
  1. Select the domain (eg. Outlook).
  2. Select your username from the displayed list. You will be prompted to enter your passphrase. This is a security measure to protect your passwords from third-parties unauthorized access.
  3. Enter your passphrase and click OK.
  4. Your complex password generated by Ohanae will be masked and displayed.

    Tap on the box to copy the password and directly paste it to login, change your password or wherever required.

Note: After keying in your passphrase once, you can just click on other account usernames to view passwords. You will not need to re-enter the passphrase until passphrase timeout.

3| Change your Password using 1-Tap Login
  1. If the domain of the account you wish to manage with Ohanae is not added to your Ohanae account, add a new domain [See: Adding a new domain].

    Alternately, if the domain is already listed, add the new account under it. Enter your username for the account you wish to register. [See: Adding a new account to an existing domain].
  2. Once the account is added, view its password as generated by Ohanae®. To view the password, click on the username and key in your passphrase when prompted. Click the password box and copy it (by clicking the Copy icon that appears on long-click).

    [See: Viewing a stored password].
  3. Login to the account that you want Ohanae® to manage the password for. Navigate to the Change Password page for the account.
  4. Click (long-click for browser-based application, click twice for installed application) on the New Password field and select Paste to paste the new password generated by Ohanae to your account. If required, repeat the same for Confirm Password and submit the change.
You password is now successfully changed.

4| Logging In using 1-Tap Login
  1. Select the domain and username. The password is automatically copied to the clipboard. Click OK on the dialog box displaying the password to dismiss the prompt.

    [See: Viewing a stored password].
  2. Click on the domain URL you wish to navigate to (eg.accounts.google.com, which opens the login page for Google Mail on your default mobile browser). Alternately, you can directly open the web page on your browser, or launch your installed application.
  3. Enter your username. Simply long-click and paste the copied password into the password field.
You are now ready to login.

5| Adding a New Account to an Existing Domain
  1. Select a domain (say, Hotmail, Twitter etc.) from the list. You can use the "Search" bar to find an existing domain.
    If the domain you require is not listed, see adding a new domain.
  2. Click Add User Account.
  3. Type your new username, (say “new.username@live.com”) to add a new account. The domain name will be automatically selected.
  4. Click Generate New Password to generate a new password for the new account.


A password may be between 4 to 20 characters long. You can choose the requirements for your password, including length, and character inclusion conditions such as upper case, lower case, digits etc. Some providers require adherence to a specific format for passwords. For example, Live ID requires passwords to necessarily contain an upper case letter. The strength of a password increases with length and types of characters.

6| Regenerating the Password for an Account
  1. To regenerate the password for an existing account, select a domain.
  2. Click Edit in the Application Bar at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Click the Edit icon corresponding to the account for which you wish to change the password.
  4. Check your account username and password generation criteria. Click Generate New Password after selecting your new password criteria.
  5. You will be navigated to a page containing your old password and newly generated password. This is to assist you in changing your password on your account, on an app or the browser.
  6. Click on the View icon next to Old Password. Enter your passphrase for security. Your previous password will be displayed. Click and copy the old password.
  7. On the app or website, go to the Change Password page of the account. Long click on the Current/Old Password field and select the Paste option.
  8. Navigate back to the Ohanae app, and click on the View icon corresponding to New Password. Now your new password will be displayed. As earlier, click and copy the new unique complex password generated.
  9. Paste this in the New Password and Confirm Password fields in your account on the browser. Submit the change password request on your account.
  10. If your password is changed successfully, navigate back to Ohanae and click Done to complete the action.


Editing an Account :

  1. Select a domain and click the Edit button in the Application Bar at the bottom.
  2. Edit the application or domain name directly in the text box at the top of the screen.
  3. Edit a stored account username by directly editing it within the text box.
  4. Delete a stored account by clicking the Remove icon next to it.
  5. Edit a stored account’s details or change its password by selecting the Edit icon corresponding to it.
  6. Rollback a changed password (in case you have changed it on Ohanae without actually updating it on the app or website), by selecting the Rollback icon corresponding to the account.

Ohanae Secure Cloud Drive encrypts your data before uploading to the cloud. It helps you access your data across multiple devices, without the risk of your data being stolen.

1| Setting Up your Secure Cloud Drive

The following steps use OneDrive as an example to set up your secure cloud drive. Ohanae supports Box, Dropbox, Google Drive and Salesforce Files in addition to OneDrive. These steps can be followed to setup any of these cloud drives.

  1. Select the cloud service provider of your preference (eg. OneDrive). You will be logged into your OneDrive account your Windows Phone is registered with.

    Note: If you select any cloud service provider except OneDrive, you will be navigated to its login page.

    Use Ohanae 1-Tap Login to sign-in, grant permission to Ohanae app to access your files in the cloud. Enter your details to authenticate Ohanae® and provide permission to access your information files. This is required in order to initialize a secure folder in your cloud drive. Ohanae® will not access any of your data.

  2. Ohanae will create a secure folder in your OneDrive folder, called “OneDrive.Ohanae”. All files stored in this folder are encrypted before uploading to the cloud.

2| Accessing your Secure Cloud Drive
  1. Once your Ohanae Secure Cloud Drive is initialized for the provider, click on the provider of your preference. You will be directed to your secure folder.

    Your files in this secure folder are encrypted and saved with a .ohanae extension. You can access these files only from your Ohanae-enabled devices with Ohanae running.

    [See: Setting up your Secure Cloud Drive to initialize your cloud drive].

Secure File Sharing allows you to share uniquely encrypted files securely with anyone. In the event that the files falls in the wrong hand, it remains unreadable and secure.

1| Sharing Files Securely
  1. Click on the "+" icon in the Application Bar at the bottom of the screen.

  2. Click to select file(s) to share securely (here we choose from Photos).

  3. All files selected for sharing will be listed. You may click the Delete icon next to a file to remove it from Shared Files. Click Next to continue.

  4. You will be navigated to your Secure File Sharing Groups page. Click Select Users and add recipients. The selected files will be encrypted so only you and these recipients can view them.
  5. Confirm the users you wish to share your files with. When you are done, click Next.

  6. You can view a list of files encrypted for sharing on the main page.

  7. Click the Share icon in the Application Bar to share the selected files via email, WhatsApp or any other sharing app installed.
  8. Share them via email or any other sharing app installed. Shared files are identified by .oha file extension. Only recipients from legitimate sharing groups can decrypt these shared files.

  9. Note: Click the Done icon in the Application Bar to save the encrypted files and share later. In this case, the selected files remain in your Secure File Sharing 'Files Management' directory.
  10. Long-click on a file at a later time to view options to Share, Delete, Rename or Manage its permissions or to select for sharing..


i. If you wish to review a file before sharing, click on the encrypted file you wish to review to open it.

ii. Click on the Multi-Select icon in the Application Bar to select multiple files for sharing.

iii. Change permissions to files at any time by managing your groups. Click Manage to view the Manage Groups screen.

iv. Click "Manage Sharing Groups..." to be navigated to the Online Secure File Sharing Client to manage and create groups.          
[See Using Ohanae Online].

2| Viewing a Secure File
  1. Make sure you are signed-in to Ohanae.
  2. Download the secure file shared with you.
  3. Choose to "Open with Ohanae".
  4. You will be navigated to the Ohanae app. Enter your passphrase and click OK.
  5. Your file will be opened with a compatible program (eg. Office, Adobe Reader etc.).
  6. You can now view the file on your Secure File Sharing page. Click the Options icon corresponding to it, and select Manage to manage the file.

1| Upgrade your Ohanae Account

You can view your subscription package next to Subscription Type. If you have purchased Ohanae Premium or Business, or wish to extend your validity, click Recharge Account and enter your activation code in the given textbox. Click Done to submit the upgradation request.

Note: Purchase Ohanae Premium or Business by logging into Ohanae Online - Store on your Ohanae-activated device.

2| Changing your Passphrase
  1. Click Change Passphrase.
  2. Type your old passphrase.
  3. Type your new passphrase.
  4. Re-type your new passphrase to confirm.
  5. Click Done. A popup notification will confirm if your change is successful.
Manage Devices
  1. You can view all your Ohanae-synchronized devices under Manage Devices.
  2. To stop synchronization remotely (eg. in the case you have lost your device), click on the Delete icon corresponding to the device.
  3. You will receive an email confirming the deactivation of the device. Click on the deactivation link to successfully deactivate the device.
  4. You will not be able to use 1-Tap Login and view and decrypt your private files on the deactivated device anymore, until your reactivate it.
4| Activated Devices
  1. You can view all your authorized devices under Activated Devices.
  2. In the event that an authorized device is no longer in use, lost or stolen, click on the Delete icon to remove the device from the Activated Devices list.
  3. You will receive an email confirming the deactivation of the device. Click on the deactivation link to successfully deactivate the device.
  4. You will not be able to use the Ohanae app once the device is deactivated.
1| Timeout

Ohanae generates a passphrase lock if you are inactive for a certain duration of time. This security feature allows Ohanae to prevent any sensitive information (such as passwords etc.) from being accessed by a third-party in your absence at the device. This duration after which the passphrase lock is triggered can be set by you. The maximum timeout duration is 30 minutes.

Ohanae® for Business

Ohanae® for Business is the centralized management portal for Business administrators. Management functions include the addition of administrators and members, remote wipe, device deactivation, and Secure Workplace enforcement (leaves no traces) on devices running Windows and MacOS.

1| Login To login to the admin portal, ensure that your Ohanae® client is running on your computer. Navigate to the Administrator link on the top right-hand corner of the Ohanae home page. Alternatively, go to Ohanae® for Business from your browser.

Ohanae® for Business uses the same credentials as your personal account, and performs 1-Tap Authentication for you automatically when you are logged into Ohanae® admin portal on the same machine.

2| Sign Up

Registering for Ohanae® for Business is a simple 3-step process.

  1. Firstly, register your company with Ohanae® and provide some basic corporate information.
  2. You can choose to add administrators to manage the business account. To do so, simply invite them using their Ohanae® registered email ID.
  3. Click Complete Registration to start using Ohanae® for Business. You are credited with $10 when you sign up. You can try the services for 5 employees for 1 month, or equivalent with this credit. You can choose to top up your credit at anytime.

You are now ready to start using Ohanae® for Business.

3| Add Members/Groups

Start using Ohanae® for Business by adding members and creating groups within your company.

  1. Navigate to the Members tab from the menu bar at the top and click on Add Member. You can add multiple members, separating their email addresses or Ohanae® usernames with a space.
  2. Make sure your desired group is selected to add the new members to. You may choose to leave this with the default value of ‘Unassigned’. Alternately, select the ' – Create New Group – ‘ option and enter the name of a new group to create (eg, Engineering).
  3. Click Add Members. An email notification will be sent to each member you wish to add with a link and instructions to download and register with Ohanae®.
  4. Your credit will be deducted only when the new user successfully completes the registration.
4| Top-Up your Account

You can start using Ohanae® for Business immediately after registering without any initial payment with $10 of sign up bonus credit. Ohanae® for Business is offered to you at only priced at $2 per user per month. So $10 of credit would last you 5 months for 1 employee or 1 month for 5 employees, or equivalent.

To further top-up your credit, click Top-up Credit on the menu bar on the right. The simple online Credit Calculator on the top-up credit page helps you compute the amount required depending on the size of your company and the length of time. Payments are processed securely through PayPal integration, and enable you to top-up your account using credit cards or your PayPal account with the simple click of a button.

You can choose to top-up any amount at a time, and the system will automatically deduct for each employee, a month at a time.

5| Add Administrator

To add other managers as administrators to your account, navigate to your Business Account Settings by either clicking on your company name at the top bar, or by clicking Edit Profile under Quick Tools on the Dashboard page.

You may edit your company details on this page.

Click on Add Administrator on the sidebar and enter the email ID or Ohanae® usernames of the administrators you wish to add, separated by a space. Click Add Administrator to complete the process. Each administrator will receive an email to accept the invitation.

6| Access Ohanae® Online

You can easily navigate between your personal and business Ohanae® accounts by clicking on your username and company name respectively, available on the top-bar at the right. Clicking on your Ohanae® username navigates you to your Ohanae® Online portal.