New Login and 2FA
On 8th March 2017, we introduced a new login and security system for MINTclass.  There are a number of ways you can log into MINTclass.

I use my Initials and a password - Click Here

I use my school network username and password - Click Here

I use Frog - Click Here

For staff who log in using MINTclass username and password

The first thing you will notice is that the login screen has changed, you will now need your school email address to log in but don’t worry the first time you log in you can use your current username.  There are 2 distinct login screens the one on the left shows a default setup and the one on the right shows that your school has set up whitelisting (trusted network in school).

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If you have logged into MINTclass before then type your current username and password and click Sign In.

You will now see the confirm/enter email screen.

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If your email address is not correct or this field is blank please enter the beginning of your school email address.  You will see that the @myschool etc information is already entered for you so, for example, I just need to type allie to complete the email allie@mintclass.com.  If your email address is already entered and correct click on Continue to next step.

You will now be asked to change your password.  The password strength has been set by your school so try your old password first it might meet the new requirements.

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If not try a combination of words for example I have a cup a pen a clock and a pad on my desk so try CupPadClockPen.  Once you have a password that is strong enough you will be able to click on Set Password.

The next step is to select how you wish to use the new 2FA (2 factor authentication).  This allows for an additional level of security and replaces the Secret answer which a lot of people found complicated.

The screen below is what you will see if your school has kept the default security settings

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If your school has chosen to allow you to set up 2FA via email you will see an additional option in the screen above.  Your school may well have set up trusted network so you will not have to set up 2FA when you are in school but if you wish to access MINTclass at home you will need to set this up.  If so you will see the screen below.

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Once you have chosen the method you wish to use click on it.  For this document, I will be choosing Authenticator APP first and I will then move onto the Email and No thanks.  I am sure you have all received a text message at some stage so I don’t think that needs explaining!

Using an APP for 2FA
Click on Authenticator App and you will see the screen below.

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You will now need to choose which app you would like to use.  For this document, I am choosing the iOS app as I have an iPhone.

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Now you need to get the app onto your phone.  If you have a QR reader then scan the QR displayed to take you directly to the store.  Otherwise, search for the app in your store.  Once you have it installed, click the green button to continue

Now open the APP on your phone and scan the code on the screen as shown below.

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Once you scan this code you will get a code for MINTclass which you need to enter in the box below.  If your school has enabled the trusted machine area in MINTclass you will be able to trust this computer and it won't ask for the code for 90 days if you place a tick in the box.

Click on Confirm Code and you will be logged into MINTclass.

Using Email for 2FA
If this option has been opened by your school you will see the choice on the screen as shown below.

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Click on Receive an Email

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If you are sure you want to use email authenticator (remember you will need to be able to access your school emails from home to use this form of authenticator at home) click on the green box to continue.

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Open your school email and you will have received an email which will contain the 2FA code needed for the code box above.  Enter the code into the box and click on Confirm code and you will be logged into MINTclass.


If your school has enabled the trusted machine area in MINTclass you will be able to trust this computer and it won't ask for the code for 90 days if you place a tick in the box.


Not setting up 2FA

If you are on a trusted network at school you will be given the option to not set up 2FA.

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If you are sure that you do not wish to set up 2FA and you do not wish to use MINTclass at home click on the No Thanks choice.

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You will now be prompted to ensure that you do not want to set up 2FA.  Click on the green box to continue.
Logging in using your AD credentials
If you log into MINTclass using the same username and password as you do for your school network then you are using your AD credentials. If you are within school you will see the screen on the right.

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Enter your normal username and password that you always use for MINTclass and click on Sign In.

You will not be prompted to change your username or password but you will need to decide if you wish to set up 2FA.  If you do not set up 2FA you will not be able to use MINTclass outside of school until you do.


Logging In using Frog
Do you log into MINTclass through Frog?  Great news you do not need to change a thing!


Below you will find some Flow Diagrams to help you understand the new processes.

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