What is a Master Key?

A Master Key is a security feature that allows you to:

We recommend setting up a Master Key in combination with other security features

How do I set up a Master Key?

You can set up a Master Key by logging in to your Kraken account and clicking on the “Security” tab. Next, click the "On/Off" dial under “Master Key” and choose the method you want to use.

The methods are:

IMPORTANT: The Master Key should be kept separate from account login information or any other 2FAs, as storing this information together would create a security threat to your account.

For example, if you use a Yubikey for Login 2FA, then use authenticator app or a different Yubikey for the Master Key.