Verify Authenticity of an Item (CP3)

How to verify the authenticity of an item...

Digital Identities and Authenticity

Verifying the authenticity of an item means ensuring that the digital identity and PIN matches the item. This is usually done by scanning the QR code on an item and then providing in the accompanying PIN. After the verification process is completed successfully, you can be sure the item is authentic.

Finding the QR Code

The QR Code for an item can be found:
  • On the outside of the item
  • On the outside of the packaging
  • Inside the packaging on a receipt

Scanning the QR Code

There are two ways to scan the QR Code:

First method: Stock Camera

  • Open the stock camera program on your Android or IOS phone
  • Point the camera at the QR Code and click the link when prompted
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  • After that, the item should load.
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Second method: CP3 Camera

  • Log in to CP3 with your username and password
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  • Select the QR Code scanner
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  • Select “allow” to access your camera.
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  • Point the camera at the QR Code and click the link when prompted
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  • After that, the item should load.
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Finding the PIN

The PIN is an alphanumeric string that is 6 characters in length.
The PIN of an item can be found:
  • On the outside of the item near the QR Code
  • On the outside of the packaging near the QR Code
  • Inside the packaging on a receipt

Entering the PIN

After scanning the QR Code:
  • Click on the Enter PIN To Verify button
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  • Enter the PIN into the text box
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  • Click the All Set To Go button
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  • If the PIN is correct, you will see a message that says This Item Is Authentic
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  • If the PIN is not correct you will see a message that says Pin Is Invalid
  • If the item is already owned by someone else you will see a message that says This Item is already taken.