Published by AuthenticVision GmbH on Feb 10, 2024

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About CheckIfReal

1. CheckIfReal enables consumers to authenticate products tagged with the Authentic Vision Unique Label to determine its realness.

2. Check if real stands for secure, simple and smart automatic product authentication without any special knowledge by just using a smartphone.

3. Authentication has never been as easy as with CheckIfReal and Authentic Vision.

4. By enabling consumers to authenticate products themselves, we want to fight counterfeiting and in that way contribute to a world with better, safer products.

5. Checkifreal smoothly guides the user through the simple authentication process.

6. In order to use Checkifreal, your phone will need a camera with autofocus and a working internet connection.

7. Our goal is to make authentication of products easy and accessible for all consumers.

8. Checkifreal will automatically recognise the authenticity, and confirm if you have a real or a fake product.

9. If you have questions about the app, or maybe you have an issue with Checkifreal, please do not write a review of the app saying "it didn't work"..

10. After that, move the phone while keeping the tag in focus, so that we can capture the hologram from different angles.

11. To scan a code simply open the app and frame the code into the brackets.

CheckIfReal Customer Insights

1. Also this could just be a website so people don't need to install an app.The results page doesn't use ssl so I can't view it.

2. Won't pick up the upc tag either on older shoes.Easy and quick to useThe worst scanning app i have ever used.

3. Would make more sense to have unique codes and show when they were authenticated.

4. There is no workaround.Doesn't scan.

5. Scanning unreliable.

Steps to Troubleshoot & Fix CheckIfReal Issues

1. Fix CheckIfReal Not Working/Crashes/Errors/Unresponsive & Black/White screen:


  1. Restart CheckIfReal: Restarting the app will resolve most errors.
  2. Update the CheckIfReal App. Here is how:
    1. On Android goto PlayStore » Search for "CheckIfReal" » Open CheckIfReal » click "Update".
    2. On iPhone, goto AppStore » Your profile » Available Updates » Check for CheckIfReal » click "UPDATE".
  3. Clear CheckIfReal app cache: Clearing cached data will force your app to retrieve the latest data directly from CheckIfReal servers.
    1. On Android, goto Settings » Apps » Select "CheckIfReal" » click Storage » click "Clear Cache".
  4. Check CheckIfReal app permissions. If any of these permissions required to use your device's features are disenabled, CheckIfReal might not work.
  5. Uninstall and reinstall CheckIfReal. If nothing else has worked, completely uninstall CheckIfReal then reinstall.
  6. Restart your device. Last, restarting your device can often clear most problems causing CheckIfReal not working


2. Fix CheckIfReal Server issues & Internet Connection


  1. Check network connection: An unstable Internet will make CheckIfReal be unable to connect to it's servers. Ensure your wi-fi is working then restart app.
  2. Disable VPN: VPN can cause connection errors and lead to CheckIfReal not working. Make sure all VPNs are off
  3. Enable background data: When Background data is turned off, CheckIfReal may not be able to connect to the Internet when running in the background.

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