Status app is currently in beta stage
The Status app is currently in its beta stage. This means the application is still undergoing active development, and certain features described in this document may function differently or be unavailable within the app.
When you run Status for the first time, the app creates a pair of cryptographic keys representing your Status identity. Unlike centralized apps, Status doesn't rely on your username or email address to identify your profile. Instead, it uses your private and public keys.
If you want to create your profile from an existing recovery phrase, check out Create or restore your Status profile using a recovery phrase. If you're going to use a Keycard to create your profile, check out Create or restore your Status profile using Keycard.
Open the Status app and tap . On the following screen, select . Enter and confirm your password and tap . Configure your device's biometrics (fingerprint, face or other) to fill in your password. If you want to enable biometrics later, tap . On the screen, you can learn more about your Status profile or tap to finish the profile setup.
To protect your Status data and funds, back up and secure your recovery phrase immediately after creating your profile.
Status doesn't know your password and can't reset it for you. If you forget
your password, you may lose access to your Status profile and wallet funds.
Remember your Status password, keep it in a safe place and don't share it with
Here you only fill out basic information. You can customize your Status profile further at any time in the Status settings.
On the screen, set your profile name. Don't use special characters or emojis. Tap the in your avatar and set a profile picture. To add your profile picture, you must authorize the Status app to access your camera or photo gallery.
Choose a profile colour.
Tap to complete your profile customization.