What is the WebAuth Wallet?
WebAuth is the Proton Wallet you know and love, but it is also the industry standard for device authentication, identity management, payment processing, and cryptocurrency transactions for Web 3.0, built on the Proton blockchain. With WebAuth, you can approve transactions, make crypto payments, link your decentralized identity, verify/add/remove access for all logins, and reject impersonation attempts through the use of your smartphone – similar to how Google Authenticator and other popular 2FA platforms work, except with a higher bar for security utilizing PSR (Proton Signing Request) over OTP (one time passwords) that can easily be phished.
Read more about WebAuth.com here on the Proton blog
How do I restore my original Proton account on the new WebAuth Wallet?
Restoring your original Proton account on the new WebAuth Wallet involves moving your private key over. See how to restore using a private key by reading the following guide article:
How do I keep my WebAuth Wallet secure?
Keeping your WebAuth.com wallet secure begins with keeping your Proton private key safe. Much like the key to your home, you should safeguard it appropriately. The following guide article provides some helpful tips on private key security: