Tag: Proton

Introducing Verified Identities on Proton

Introducing Verified Identities on Proton

We’re thrilled to announce that Verified Identities are now available on Proton mainnet! This means that users who opt into providing KYC information can receive a Proton Verified checkmark, minimizing opportunities for mistakes and unlocking new features. Verified...

Securing Elections with Proton – Free, Fast, and Fair

Securing Elections with Proton – Free, Fast, and Fair

Voting is a fundamental part of every democracy, and for good reason: the idea that the people have the ability to choose their leaders is powerful. Few other systems of government allow the people to have this sort of direct influence over the course of their nation,...

Metal Heads-up – October 2020

Metal Heads-up – October 2020

Can you feel it? Just as the weather is starting to cool off, the cryptocurrency industry is heating up with a whirlwind of updates and news stories. Big players are fully embracing cryptocurrency, skeptics are finally joining the winning team, and the IRS is making...

Announcing the release of the Proton Web SDK with documentation

Announcing the release of the Proton Web SDK with documentation

To encourage the continued progress of the Proton blockchain, and support developers who are actively building with Proton, we have released our Web SDK along with documentation. Proton Web SDK The Proton Web SDK is built off of Greymass’s Anchor-link and the...

Marshall Hayner shares the vision for Proton

Marshall Hayner shares the vision for Proton

In this video, Marshall Hayner, CEO at Proton, lays out the vision for Proton, payments with @names on the blockchain, pending fiat payments, and a complete rethink of banking and credit cards.

Proton Wallet deep dive with Jacob Davis & Syed Jafri

Proton Wallet deep dive with Jacob Davis & Syed Jafri

Jacob Davis, our CTO, and Syed Jafri, our VP of blockchain, are taking a deep dive into the Proton Wallet. They'll explain how to create your Proton account, how to backup your private key, and why it's crucial. They also cover how to stake, unstake, claim rewards,...

MTL is now live on mainnet!

MTL is now live on mainnet!

We’re proud of our MTL token and the way that it has been used for Pop rewards, activating lower fees for buying and selling cryptocurrency, and more. MTL was designed to be a highly functional digital asset, and we’ve been blown away by how our community has embraced...

How do I swap tokens to wrapped Proton tokens in the Proton Wallet?

How do I swap tokens to wrapped Proton tokens in the Proton Wallet?

Current supported swappable tokens: ETH, wBTC, TUSD, MTL, XPR. Requirements: You need an Ethereum wallet that is supported by WalletConnect, check the supported wallets here. If you use Trust Wallet, make sure to open an incognito tab in your browser. If you have...

How do I contact support in the Proton Wallet?

How do I contact support in the Proton Wallet?

Step 1: Tap on your profile picture. Step 2: Tap on ‘Support & Feedback’. Step 3: Give a detailed description of the issue you’re having. Or leave a feedback note. Step 4: Tap on the blue arrow facing up to send an email to our helpdesk. Step 5: A support agent...

How do I reset my password in the Proton Wallet?

How do I reset my password in the Proton Wallet?

Step 1: You need to be logged out in order to be able to reset your password. Tap on ‘Login’. Step 2: Enter your email address. Step 3: Tap on the ‘Forgot password’ link. Step 4: An email with a verification code will be sent to your email address. Step 5: Enter the 6...

How do I change my display name in the Proton Wallet?

How do I change my display name in the Proton Wallet?

Note: you can’t change your Proton @username, only your display name. Step 1: Tap on your profile picture. Step 2: Tap on ‘Profile Settings’. Step 3: Tap on your display name to make changes.  Step 4: Tap on ‘Save’ to save your new display name.

How do I change my profile picture in the Proton Wallet?

How do I change my profile picture in the Proton Wallet?

Step 1: Tap on your profile picture. Step 2: Tap on ‘Profile Settings’. Step 3: Tap on the camera icon on the profile picture. Step 4: Select a picture. Step 5: Tap on ‘Choose’. Step 6: Your profile picture has been added!

How do I claim staking rewards in the Proton Wallet?

How do I claim staking rewards in the Proton Wallet?

Note: in order to be able to claim staking rewards, you will need to stake and vote for block producers first. Check out our how do I stake XPR guide for more information. You're then eligible to claim staking rewards every 24 hours. Guide for iOS: Step 1: Tap on...

How do I unstake XPR in the Proton Wallet?

How do I unstake XPR in the Proton Wallet?

Note: When you unstake XPR, it will be held for 14 days before your XPR will be returned to your account. You will not receive rewards during the 14-day unstaking period. Guide for iOS: Step 1: Tap on Proton (XPR) under ‘My Assets’ on the dashboard. Step 2: Tap on the...

How do I stake XPR in the Proton Wallet?

How do I stake XPR in the Proton Wallet?

Note: You can only stake with the XPR (mainnet) and not the Ethereum based XPR (ETH) token, since staking and voting occurs on the Proton blockchain. Check out our swapping guides for Android and iOS to swap XPR (ETH) for XPR. Check out the Proton governance page to...

How do I backup my private key in the Proton Wallet?

How do I backup my private key in the Proton Wallet?

Important: We can’t recover your private key for you. If you lose it, you won’t be able to make any transactions with your wallet. Step 1: Tap on your profile picture. Step 2: Tap on ‘Backup Key’. Step 3: Tap on the ‘Copy to pasteboard’ button to copy your private...

How do I swap XPR (ETH) to XPR on Android?

How do I swap XPR (ETH) to XPR on Android?

Requirements: You need an Ethereum wallet that is supported by WalletConnect, check the supported wallets here. The Ethereum wallet needs to be a mobile wallet, as currently only a single device is supported for Android through the Bloks.io integration. Trust Wallet...

Proton Swapping Tool is Live  – Unlocking Staking and More!

Proton Swapping Tool is Live – Unlocking Staking and More!

We’re thrilled to announce that our brand new Proton Swap tool is now live and ready for iOS and Android users of the Proton Wallet. This tool will allow you to swap your XPR based on the Ethereum blockchain to mainnet XPR - which opens up all other functions of the...

How do I swap XPR (ETH) to XPR on iOS?

How do I swap XPR (ETH) to XPR on iOS?

Requirements: You need an Ethereum wallet that is supported by WalletConnect, check the supported wallets here. Trust Wallet has XPR (ETH) listed by default. If you use Trust Wallet, make sure to open an incognito tab in your browser. If you have XPR (ETH) in a...

Ubitquity to integrate Proton for real estate transactions

Ubitquity to integrate Proton for real estate transactions

Proton has teamed up with Ubitquity LLC to reimagine how real-world use cases of blockchain technology can look. Ubitquity is a leader in enterprise-ready blockchain technology, known for their secure platform that enables real estate and record-keeping to be done in...

Proton (XPR) is now listed on Uniswap

Proton (XPR) is now listed on Uniswap

We’re thrilled to announce that Proton is now available on Uniswap! Uniswap is a decentralized exchange (DEX) that runs a protocol on the Ethereum blockchain, allowing traders to trade ETH and ERC20 tokens directly from their Ethereum wallets. You can trade XPR on...

Metal Heads-up – August 2020

Metal Heads-up – August 2020

August is one of those busy months where the sleepy days of summer give way to a whirlwind of activity. Parents around the country are scratching their heads trying to figure out how school is supposed to look this year, and college students are doing the same. While...

Proton Wallet Alpha is now available for download!

Proton Wallet Alpha is now available for download!

Have you ever thought how crazy it is that our user name also functions as our password in the traditional world of finance? Literally, our debit and credit card numbers are both the user name and the password combined into one string to our bank account. It’s funny...

Proton (XPR) Profile

Proton (XPR) Profile

Launched in 2020, Proton is a new public blockchain and smart contract platform designed for both consumer applications and peer-peer payments.  Proton is built around two key components: a secure identity and financial settlements layer that allows...

Proton (XPR) is now listed on OKEx

Proton (XPR) is now listed on OKEx

We’re thrilled to announce that Proton is now available on OKEx. OKEx is a world-leading digital asset exchange, providing advanced financial services to traders globally by using blockchain technology. The following XPR pairs are available on OKEx: XPR/BTC XPR/USDT...

Demonstration of on-chain staking and voting with the Proton Wallet

Demonstration of on-chain staking and voting with the Proton Wallet

We’re thrilled to demonstrate the new “Proton Wallet”- featuring on-chain staking and voting for block producers. Additionally, it shows claiming rewards for staking. Click on the play icon above to watch the demo video. The Proton Wallet will replace the Lynx wallet...

Metal Heads-up — July 2020

Metal Heads-up — July 2020

Ah, the dog days of summer. Everything seems to be getting hotter these days - from the temperature, to the cryptocurrency markets. While we’re seeing record-breaking highs across the United States and around the world, we’ve heard that several altcoins are...

HitBTC lists mainnet Proton

HitBTC lists mainnet Proton

We’re thrilled to announce that HitBTC added support for mainnet Proton (XPRM)! HitBTC is one of the oldest and fastest-growing crypto exchanges! Please note that the Ethereum (ERC20) version of Proton (XPR)  remains available to trade on HitBTC as well.  Mainnet...

Announcing Early Beta Releases of Proton Open SDK

Announcing Early Beta Releases of Proton Open SDK

We are excited to announce that we are rolling out part of the Proton Open SDK early as beta releases. While we have been building non-stop since we last wrote about this, we decided that we should roll out the Proton Open SDK in phases. This way, developers and the...

Metal Heads-up — June 2020

Metal Heads-up — June 2020

Is it just us, or is it feeling hotter outside these days? Not only did the month of June see record heat around the world, but there was also a giant dust cloud from the Sahara Desert that blew across the Atlantic - because apparently anything can happen in 2020....

2020 Midyear Review – Metal X, Proton, and more

2020 Midyear Review – Metal X, Proton, and more

We know that 2020 has been a year like never before for everyone around the world, and there’s quite a bit to feel unnerved about. However, there’s also a lot of good that has been happening that we shouldn’t lose sight of. For example, the cast of Parks and...

Announcing Proton Open SDK and Proton Lightweight Wallet

Announcing Proton Open SDK and Proton Lightweight Wallet

We are excited to announce that, following the completion of the Lynx acquisition and the launch of the Proton mainnet, Metal has begun work on a number of fully open-sourced libraries which will allow developers to easily integrate with the Proton Blockchain....

Metal & Lynx have officially merged!

Metal & Lynx have officially merged!

We are thrilled to announce that, as of today, Metal and Lynx have officially merged into one team! This is one of the largest mergers in the cryptocurrency industry and a signal of amazing things to come. Additionally, this was a merger that was carried out in the...

The epic 10 hour AMA marathon with Marshall!

The epic 10 hour AMA marathon with Marshall!

On Tuesday, May 12th, our CEO Marshall Hayner was invited to the GAINS Associates Telegram chat for a routine quiz and AMA. An hour was planned to answer your burning questions about the Metal platform and the Proton blockchain. Marshall surprised everyone as he...

Proton (XPR) is now listed on Metal Pay

Proton (XPR) is now listed on Metal Pay

We couldn’t be more excited to announce that Proton is now available on the Metal Pay marketplace! XPR is available to buy, sell, deposit and withdraw. Additionally, you can send and receive XPR between friends, completely free. That’s right, crypto payments inside...

Proton (XPR) is now listed on Bithumb and Bithumb Global

Proton (XPR) is now listed on Bithumb and Bithumb Global

We’re excited to announce that Proton is now available on one of the oldest and popular crypto exchanges in South Korea, Bithumb and Bithumb Global! The following XPR pair is available for trading on Bithumb: XPR/KRW The following XPR pair is available for trading on...

Proton (XPR) Mainnet is now LIVE

Proton (XPR) Mainnet is now LIVE

We’re thrilled to announce that the Proton (XPR) mainnet is now LIVE and operational. This means that 15 validators, including the core “Proton Consortium” of Greymass, EOS Cafe, Metal, EOS USA, and CryptoLions, are now producing blocks on the new chain. What does...

Proton (XPR) is now available in the Metal Pay Marketplace

Proton (XPR) is now available in the Metal Pay Marketplace

We’re excited to announce that Proton (XPR), our revolutionary new cryptocurrency, is now fully available on the Metal Pay Marketplace. This means that Metal Pay users can buy, sell, send, and receive this groundbreaking cryptocurrency. Additionally, Metal Pay users...

Proton showcases signing request demo via push notification

Proton showcases signing request demo via push notification

Jacob Davis, Proton’s Co-Founder & CTO, showcases the push notification version of Proton’s first signing request demo in the video above. Watch the first demo here in case you missed it. Jacob makes a real signing request and a real transfer transaction using...

Proton (XPR) now listed on HitBTC!

Proton (XPR) now listed on HitBTC!

We’re thrilled to announce that Proton is now available on one of the oldest and fastest growing crypto exchanges, HitBTC! The following XPR pairs are available for trading: XPR/BTC XPR/ETH XPR/USDT About HitBTC: HitBTC is a crypto exchange that has over 800 trading...

Proton is now on Coinmarketcap!

Proton is now on Coinmarketcap!

About CoinMarketCap: Founded in 2013, CoinMarketCap is the leading website for tracking the capitalization of various cryptocurrencies. They provide cryptocurrency market cap rankings, charts, and more! Coinmarketcap tracks the capitalization of various...

Proton showcases first signing demo on testnet!

Proton showcases first signing demo on testnet!

The Proton team has been hard at work and is pleased to showcase its first signing request demo on the Proton testnet!  The Greymass's EOSIO Signing Request (ESR) protocol proposal was used as the transport mechanism to make it all happen. Greymass is one of Proton’s...

Rewatch the Proton AMA here!

Rewatch the Proton AMA here!

The Proton team had a blast answering your questions during the AMA today! Metal X, our exchange AND our first signing request demo on the Proton testnet was showcased during the stream! Missed the action? No problem! Rewatch the AMA above.

Proton is now on BlockFolio!

Proton is now on BlockFolio!

About BlockFolio: Blockfolio is the leading network for mobile cryptocurrency portfolio tracking and management. It is available on iOS and Android. Blockfolio takes a user-first approach and is committed to providing the best products to help the advancement of the...

Proton is now on CoinGecko!

Proton is now on CoinGecko!

About CoinGecko: CoinGecko is one of the largest and earliest crypto data aggregators, operating since early 2014. It currently tracks nearly 7047 tokens from more than 416 cryptocurrency exchanges. CoinGecko provides a fundamental analysis of the crypto market. In...