Enabling Pin Code authentication for Sharp MFPs

  1. In a web browser, enter the IP address of the Sharp MFP into the address bar. Enter administrative credentials (default: L/N=admin P/W=admin) and click Login(P).                                                                                                          
  2. On the left side of the window, click Application Settings(1) > External Applications Settings(2) >External Accounting Application Settings(3).
  3. From the External Account Control(4) drop down list, select Enable.
  4. Check the box next to Set Authentication Server (Server 1)(5).
  5. From the Server 1(6) drop down list, select Enable.
  6. In the Application Name(7) field, type Argos.
  7. In the Address for Application UI(8) field, type https://YOURARGOSSERVERIP:7082/sea/ui/LogonByPinHtml.htm (see below for older Sharp models).
  8. In the Address for Web Service(9) field, type https://YOURARGOSSERVERIP:7082/sea/. Click Submit(10).                                                                    
  9. Click Reboot Now(C).                                                                                                                                                                                                       
  10. Following the copier reboot, the Argos PIN prompt should appear on the Sharp MFP panel.                                   

Legacy Devices

Some older Sharp models cannot display HTML on the device panel. For these models, use the following URL in the Address for Application UI:(8) field from step #7 above:


The following model series require the Legacy UI:

  • AR-31x
  • AR-35x
  • AR-45x
  • AR-55x
  • AR-62x
  • AR-70x
  • MX-M350
  • MX-M450
  • MX-M550
  • MX-M620
  • MX-M700
  • MX-230x
  • MX-270x
  • MX-350x
  • MX-450x
  • MX-550x
  • MX-620x
  • MX-700x
  • MX-M85x
  • MX-M95x
  • MX-M110x
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