Alby User Guide
🐝 Alby Account and Browser Extension
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🏠 Account & Browser Extension
Alby Browser Extension
Manage accounts & wallets
Create and change budgets
Send and receive bitcoin
Connect wallets and nodes
Where to use Alby
Alby Lightning Account
Top up your wallet
Convert to fiat
Connect to other apps
Use your lightning address
Nostr Wallet Connect
The Master Key allows you to interact with various protocols such as: Nostr, base layer of Bitcoin or LNURL-Auth.
How to generate a new Master Key and how to import an existing Master key
You can generate one Master Key for each Account in the Alby Browser Extension
Open the Alby Browser Extension, select the relevant account and click on 'Account settings'
Step 2: Here you can generate a new Master Key or import your existing one
Step 2a: To Create or add a Nostr private key, click on Nostr Settings
For more information about how to create, import and manage your Nostr keys visit:
Step 2b: To use the Master Key for logging into lightning-powered app via LNURL Auth), switch the toggle
Don't forget to backup your Master Key. It cannot be changed or rest in case it's lost. You will find the 12 words of your Master Key by following step 2.
How to access the recovery phrase of your Master Key
Perform step 1 from above: Open the Alby Browser Extension, select the relevant account and click on 'Account settings'. You will find a button to view your recovery phrase.