Opera browser has effectively become the first major browser to integrate cryptocurrency wallet. A move that will make crypto users negate the use of third-party browser extensions and other applications that serve the same purpose.
The company (Opera Software) says it has adopted a high level of security in the crypto wallet to ensure users don’t lose their crypto, privacy, and personal data. The cryptocurrency wallet is available across the mobile and desktop version of the browser.
The Android version of the browser was the first to get the feature (which rolled out in June this year). The desktop browser only recently got the feature, and the two browsers (desktop and mobile) automatically synchronize a user’s activities on the crypto wallet.
On mobile, the Opera crypto wallet uses the user’s fingerprint scanner to authenticate a transaction. Rather than having the user type out a long string of passphrase. Since it is not only cumbersome to type in such a long and complicated string of passphrase but also it can be easily forgotten.
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