Wickr Know How: Getting Started with AWS Wickr

AWS Wickr’s end-to-end encrypted communication platform offers features like voice and video calls, screen sharing, file transfer, SSO and MDM integration, bots, full administrative controls and a whole lot more. Getting started on AWS Wickr is free and easy. In fact, you can set up your own private and secure network in minutes.

Get AWS Wickr:

For mobile devices, AWS Wickr is available on both the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store. For Mac OS/X, Microsoft Windows, or Linux you can download and install the AWS Wickr here: https://aws.amazon.com/wickr/download/.

Create or Join a Network:

When opening AWS Wickr for the first time, you’ll see a screen like this:


Select one of the following options:

  • Find My Team allows you to join your existing team or organization that has already set up a AWS Wickr Network. If they have, you can choose this option and register your email to join their network.
  • Start a Team allows you to create a brand new AWS Wickr Network. Once you have set up your network, you can invite others on your team or within your organization to join.
  • Sign In is for users that have already created an account and just need to sign in to a new device. You’ll also use this option if you have received an invitation email to activate your AWS Wickr client by an administrator of your Team’s network. 

Verify Your Account

Once you create your account, you will receive an email to verify your account. Simply click the “Let’s Get Started” button to verify your email address.


Create & Confirm Your Password

After verifying your email, you will be asked to set a password for your account. Simply follow the prompts to do so.


Activation Completed

That’s it! You are now able to communicate and collaborate with everyone in your network and millions of other Wickr users around the globe. Now that you have created or joined your AWS Wickr Network, learn how to take advantage of all that AWS Wickr has to offer.