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Connect LND node via Lightning Node Connect (LNC) to Alby

LNC by Lightning Labs in the Alby browser extension provides users with another way to link their remote LND node and enjoy the power of non-custodial lightning payments on the web leaving slow connections over tor to the past.
As a LND node user, you can now connect to Alby through the following steps:
Step1: Install the Lightning Terminal Daemon (litd) on your LND node
Step 2: Use the received credentials to access Lightning Terminal in your local web browser
Lightning Terminal
Step 3: Create a new session in the 'Lightning Node Connect' menu
Lightning Node Connect menu
Step 4: Generate your pairing phrase
  • Add a label
  • Set permissions: use Admin to be able to receive and send payments via Alby on websites
  • Click on 'Submit'
Lightning Node Connect menu
The pairing phrase (typically 10 English words long) is copied to your clipboard
Step 5: Enter this pairing phrase in the LNC connector of the Alby browser extension
Connector screen for LNC to LND nodes
That's it. 🚀 Try it out on lightning apps in the 'Discover' section of the Alby browser extension