EXPLANATORY GUIDE: How to save your 2FA on the Blockchain in 3 easy steps

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Shield Protocol is an innovative service that allows users to save their 2FA secrets on the blockchain where they are immutable and uncensored.

Shield Protocol is here to replace centralized services and is a way to make your online business more secure by applying 2FA. However, with Shield, users get enhanced privacy and security compared to online servers like Amazon, Google Cloud, and Microsoft Azure.

Some of the perks you can earn include:

  • No data collection
  • No centralized storage
  • Secure crypto wallet to store crypto assets
  • 2FA backed up on the blockchain (BSC / Polygon / Fantom / KuCoin)

With a Shield Wallet, you can set Shield Protocol as the application for 2FA authentication for various online accounts that you will create.

NB: Shield Protocol is compatible with some of the largest social networks in the world, including Facebook and Twitter.

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SEE ALSO: A Look at the Shield Protocol – Pioneering 2-Factor Authentication (2FA) on the Blockchain

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First, you need to download the app from Play Store (Android) Where AppStore (iOS).

Here’s what it looks like on the first page.

After that, the next 3 steps are quite simple and straightforward.

Step 1 – Create a Wallet

First, the app will ask you to select an EVM or REEF blockchain. In this case, select ‘REEF.’

From there, select a name for your wallet under the ‘Wallet Last name‘ text zone.

Also as part of the first step, you will be asked to copy the mnemonic phrase found there, which you must store safely as it is crucial to recovering your account.

Next, Check on the consent statement at the very bottom and click on ‘Continue.’

Step 2 – Confirm your mnemonic phrase

In the second step, you will be asked to confirm the mnemonic phrase to secure your wallet.

You are supposed to enter the 2nd, 5th and 9th word. After that select “Continue” to the next step

Step 3 – Add PIN

Now you need to enter and confirm a PIN that you will always use to enter and access the app.

That’s it!

You can now use the app to save your 2FA secrets which you can use when logging into new websites.

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