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Email Wallets: One email, one click, and one wallet to unlock the world of web3 for your users
Email Wallets have landed. Discover how you can simplify onboarding for users and boost your app’s growth with universal Email Wallets.

TL;DR: Web3Modal's latest addition, Email Wallets, empowers apps to boost user growth by simplifying the onboarding process to their app. By combining the simplicity of web2 email logins with web3, this feature makes web3-based applications more accessible to a diverse audience, from crypto novices to crypto natives. Moreover, our Email Wallets are designed to be universal, meaning they allow end-users to connect with the same Email Wallet to any app that has integrated Web3Modal’s Email Wallets. One email, one click, and one wallet to unlock the world of web3 time and time again.

Unlocking the web3 gates for all with universal Email Wallets 🚀

Email Wallets are built to break down the initial barriers into web3, providing a user-friendly onboarding process that mirrors the ease of web2 user experiences, all the while giving newcomers to the space the ability to access the power of web3 with a user journey they’re used to. This approach not only enhances user experience but also plays a crucial role in expanding the user base of web3 apps by making them accessible to a broader audience. What’s more, end-users can enjoy the seamless benefits of their email wallet being a universal one: By connecting just one single email address, they can unlock any application leveraging Web3Modal’s Email Wallets.

Key Features and Benefits:

  • Seamless onboarding for web2 users: Leveraging familiar email login mechanisms to welcome users into the Web3 ecosystem without the need for complex wallet setups
  • Instant wallet creation: Streamlining the transition with automatic wallet generation linked to users' email addresses, eliminating barriers to entry. Whenever the user is ready, they can graduate and move their email wallet to a self-custody wallet
  • One email, one click, and one wallet to unlock the world of web3: End users that create an email wallet can log in to the same account address using their email across all apps that support web3modal email wallets.
  • Password-free security: Offering a secure, frictionless experience for end-users with 2-factor authentication methods, bypassing the need for passwords
  • Expansive blockchain support: Facilitating access to over 20 blockchains, Email Wallets ensure that apps can cater to a wide range of user preferences and requirements

At any point, end-users who create an Email Wallet can decide to transition their email wallet to a self-custody wallet via our graduation site, meaning they will still own the same wallet address, but now fully managed by the end-user. With a track record of 99.9% uptime, Magic provides the infrastructure and security on which our universal Email Wallets are created.

Empowering developers, enhancing UX 🛠️

Designed for effortless integration, Email Wallets enable developers to quickly implement a more inclusive onboarding solution. This feature underscores Web3Modal’s commitment to providing developer-friendly tools that not only simplify the user experience but also open up new avenues for growth and retention.

  • Rapid integration process: Integrate Email Wallets with just a few lines of code, making it possible to enhance your app's accessibility with minimal development overhead.
  • Adaptable to your needs: Whether augmenting an existing application or embarking on a new project, Email Wallets offer the flexibility to align with your strategic goals.

With projects like Peanut, Moso and OkuTrade having already integrated Web3Modal’s universal Email Wallets, the road to simplifying web3 for a wide range of audiences is well underway.

WalletConnect's new email feature is the UX upgrade that I have been looking for over the past year. This is going to be my go-to onboarding tool for friends because it's so simple.” Getty Hill, CEO of OkuTrade

Get started with Email Wallets in minutes 🚀

  1. Login to Cloud and get your Project ID.
  2. Make sure you have the latest version of Web3Modal (v4) installed.
  3. Add the 'enableEmail: true' option under defaultWagmiConfig

4. That's it! Start onboarding more users to your app with Email Wallets

Join us in revolutionizing Web3 onboarding and turbocharge your app's growth with Email Wallets. Head to the docs to get started.

*Email Wallets is available for apps that have integrated the latest version of Web3Modal (V4). Click here to upgrade to the latest version.

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