Unitech PA768 Initial Setup

How to set up your Unitech PA768 out of the box to work with VeriScan and start scanning IDs and passports.

Device Overview

The Unitech PA768 comes with 3 buttons on either side and a touchscreen navigation bar at the bottom of the screen.

Left Side Buttons

Right Side Buttons

  • Volume Up
  • Volume Down
  • Left Scan (blue)
  • Power
  • Optional
  • Right Scan (blue)

Left Side

Main Screen

Right Side

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Scanner Setup

Before you can use the VeriScan app with your Unitech PA768 scanner, you must first complete Google setup wizard to connect to WiFi and sign into your Google Account. Afterwards, you will need to go into the Universal Scanner Settings app to enable scanning Driver's Licenses and Passports.

This section will show you how to complete the setup wizard and configure your scanner for use with Driver's Licenses and Passports.

First-Time Setup Wizard

  • Turn on the device by holding the power button on the right side of the device.
  • Press the yellow Start button to begin the setup wizard.
  • Search for your WiFi network and enter your WiFi password to connect to your network.
  • Once connected, your device will check for updates. This may take a few minutes.
  • If it asks to copy apps and data, select Don't Copy if you're setting up a new device.
  • At the Google Sign In screen, enter your Gmail address for this device.

We recommend using a generic Gmail address for your company to setup your device. This will allow you to:

If you don't want to use your personal email, talk to your IT team about creating a new Gmail account just for VeriScan. It only takes a few minutes and it's free!

  • When prompted, Accept the terms and conditions for Google Services.
  • When prompted, you can set a PIN number to lock the device.
    • We recommend using a PIN number to secure your device.
    • This will keep your device secure if lost or stolen and prevent unauthorized users from accessing your sensitive data.
  • Optionally, agree to Location Consent.

Enable Driver's License and Passport Scanning

Once your device is connected to the internet and signed into Google, you'll need to configure the barcode scanner on your device to accept Drivers Licenses and Passports.

You'll also be able to disable unwanted barcode types to ensure VeriScan only scans the secure PDF417 Barcode on the back of the ID.

To get started:

  • Swipe up on the home screen to access the apps drawer.
  • Tap the USS icon to open the Universal Scan Service Settings Menu.
  • Under USS Profile Management, tap the Default profile to edit your scanner settings.
  • Tap on Symbology Settings to view all available barcode types.
    • Disable every 1D Symbologies checkbox
    • Enable the PDF417 checkbox
    • Enable the OCR checkbox
    • Disable every other 2D Symbologies checkbox

Installing VeriScan

Creating a new VeriScan Account

Are you a new customer?

Create a VeriScan Account so you can sign into the VeriScan app.

If you have not signed up for a VeriScan account, you can use one of these guides to get started. After you have completed the steps, be sure to click on the VeriScan for Android Setup option at the bottom of the page.

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Download VeriScan on Your Android Device

Already have an account?

Download the VeriScan app and sign-in with your existing device login.

Once you have a VeriScan Account, you are ready to download the app, connect it to your account, and start scanning. To get started, you can use this guide:

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