Welcome to Scatter Desktop v9.1.0
This is a tutorial to get you started with the newest version of Scatter. How to install the recent version of Scatter, in this case, it’s v9.1.0. & be able to link your accounts and access your favourite sites. If you haven’t got it already click Here to download.
Just be aware that some of the terminologies have been changed i.e. Secret means Private Key.
Download your corresponding file. Windows, Mac or Linux. In our tutorial were using Windows. Install as necessary.
You will be met with this Screen. Fill in your password as requested, click on create new Scatter.
Attention! You will be shown your 12 phrase Mnemonic, ensure you write them down.
Click on Accept after reading the Terms & Conditions.
You will now be shown a Backup Location Screen. Click on Choose Automatic Backup Location. We suggest using a USB or a device that’s not connected to your PC.
After choosing your Backup Location you will be greeted with this screen. You’ll notice there is a speech bubble that says “This is your Vault, Open it”. Proceed to do so, click on Vault.
Once done, you will have this pop up, which is requesting you to add a secret. Click on add a secret to proceed. Secret is your Private Keys, the terminology has changed.
Name this Secret screen will appear. Click on the red “Name this Secret” to be allowed to name the secret.
After you have chosen a name, click on Import.
Select how you're going to Import your Private Keys aka Secret. Text, QR Code or Hardware.
Once done you will see a similar screen to this, with your EOS account linked. Excuse the ETH address.
Click on your account name, you will be shown the status of your 3 Resources. Click Go Back top left or outside of the screen.
Click on the Pencil icon to edit the name of your first Identity.
You will have a similar screen to this, while there please read. When done click on the X in the top right.
You will be transported back to the main screen.
Let's visit EOSToolkit.io - Go to Chrome, go the EOSToolkit.io site and once there this pop up will appear. Click on Login.
You can now select your Active or Owner accounts. I suggest you always use your Active account unless dealing with Permissions.
Congratulations! We have added our account and signed into a Scatter accepted site.
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