Opera, the popular browser announced that it is adding a built-in crypto wallet to its PC Browser and all the user will need to do is to connect their Opera PC browser with the crypto wallet-enabled Opera mobile browser by simply scanning a QR code on their Opera PC browser. This will grant them access to their mobile wallet with cryptocurrencies and collectibles.
This will allow users to sign transactions with their fingerprints instead of using long passphrases, while maintaining the highest level of security.
“Some users prefer to perform crypto payments or interact with Dapps on their desktop. They can now do so in a simple way by using the same wallet they have on their mobile phone,” added Charles Hamel.
Opera PC browser users will gain access to the crypto wallet present in their mobile Opera for Android browser. This means they will be able to browse Web 3.0 and use Dapps on their computers while signing payments securely with their fingerprint on their phones.
The Crypto wallet in Opera for Android is a user-controlled wallet, which means that the keys controlling the funds and assets are stored on the user’s phone and nowhere else. It supports tokens and collectibles. Collectibles are digital, unique “assets” you can own on a public blockchain.
The new, integrated PC-mobile crypto wallet solution will be added to the Opera mobile and PC browsers soon, eventually enabling the company’s more than 322 million users to start using the wallet in their everyday lives and across their devices.
The company aims to make browser crypto wallets mainstream Opera’s decision to open up it’s PC browsers to a crypto wallet with Ethereum.
“At Opera, we try to stay at the forefront of innovation. Our next aim is to make crypto-integration mainstream. We believe blockchain technology has the power to transform the web of tomorrow and expect it to make a big difference in the years to come,” said Krystian Kolondra, Opera’s EVP Browsers.