Universal Account

Empowering Seamless Customer Identity Management: A Comprehensive Guide to the Universal Account

The Universal Account is a feature of the Next Identity Platform's Unify product. Its purpose is to make it easier to manage customer identities by providing a seamless, single sign-on account experience. This feature is designed to enhance the customer experience by enabling them to register for and authenticate across multiple applications easily.

This feature goes beyond a typical single sign-on service. It improves user experience and security by giving users a consolidated view of their activity across all connected applications. This document outlines the important features of the Universal Account and how they help create a smooth and secure user journey.

Key Features & Use Cases

Let's take a deeper dive into the functionalities that make the Universal Account an effective solution for managing customer identities:

Dashboard Navigation

The Universal Account dashboard is designed for effortless navigation. It provides an intuitive layout that makes it simple to traverse different sections and access various features.

Universal Account Dashboard

Universal Account Dashboard

Connected Apps Overview

Universal Account gives a clear view of all applications connected to the user's account, streamlining application management and usage.

Connected Apps Component

Connected Apps Component

Personalized Personal Information

Users can personalize their Universal Account with custom profile pictures and usernames, reflecting their unique identity and enhancing the overall user experience.

Universal Account Personal Info

Universal Account Personal Info

Advanced Security Management

Security is paramount with Universal Account. The platform provides multiple layers of protection, including adjustable security levels, two-factor authentication, and optional biometric authentication. The Universal Account also allows reviewing recent device activity and managing security questions and answers for additional account safety.

Universal Account Security

Universal Account Security

Screen for Enabling Biometric Authentication

Screen for Enabling Biometric Authentication

Comprehensive Access Management

Universal Account provides granular control over access to your account. Users can monitor and manage their active sessions, including signing out from all or selected devices with a single click.

Universal Account Access Management

Universal Account Access Management

Seamless Integration with Apps

Universal Account is designed with versatility in mind. Regardless of your application's type or your preferred integration method, connecting to Universal Account is an effortless process.

The integration options for Universal Account are as simple as they are varied. Here, we cover all possible scenarios and demonstrate how each integration type can connect to Universal Account.

Full Hosted or Hybrid Integration Types

If you are using the hosted login screen, Universal Account will automatically federate to your existing user session. This makes it easy for users to manage their account without leaving your application.

Web Apps

For web applications, you can incorporate a direct link to Universal Account. Add the following HTML into your app, replacing YOUR_URL with the actual URL:

<a href=”https://account.YOUR_URL.com” target=”blank”>Manage Your Account</a>

Mobile Apps

Mobile applications can also seamlessly integrate Universal Account. With the following sample React code, you can open a web view inside your app, allowing users to manage their account without leaving your app. Replace YOUR_URL with your actual URL:

import React, {Component} from 'react';
import {WebView} from 'react-native';

class MyWeb extends Component {
  render() {
    return (
          uri: 'https://account.YOUR_URL.com',
        style={{marginTop: 20}}

Full API Integration Types

In order to use custom login experiences for web applications, users will need to authenticate through the web view to connect their session. By using either of the methods described above, users will be prompted to authenticate and then redirected to their Universal account automatically.


Full API federation is coming soon!

This feature will allow users to seamlessly log in by passing a federation token to Universal Account.

Responsive Design

Enjoy a smooth user experience no matter which device your users are using. Our responsive design guarantees the best possible viewing and interaction on all devices, including desktops and mobiles.

Universal Account Responsive Design

Universal Account Responsive Design

Feedback and Continuous Improvement

Your feedback is invaluable to us. We are committed to continuous improvement and are keen to understand how the Universal Account meets your needs and expectations. We appreciate any insights or suggestions that can help us refine the Universal Account and ensure it delivers the most value to your organization.

We look forward to helping you streamline and secure your customer identity management journey.