Get Started

Set up your Affinidi Vault and developer tools to get started.

Let’s get you started with Affinidi Trust Network.

Before you begin using our products and developer tools like  Affinidi Portal and Affinidi CLI, you have to install Affinidi Vault. We use the Affinidi Login to authenticate developers and grant access to our products with Affinidi Vault as the identity provider.

Additionally, once you integrate Affinidi Login into your application, you can use your Affinidi Vault to test and verify the integration.

Set up Affinidi Vault

  1. Install the Affinidi Vault Browser Extension via Google Chrome store.

Affinidi Vault Affinidi Vault

  1. Click the Affinidi Vault Chrome extension found in the Extensions of the Chrome browser. Click START and provide a valid email address. If you have a backup of your Vault created previously, you can use RESTORE VAULT FROM BACKUP.
Set up Email Address in Affinidi Vault
  1. Enter the 6-digit verification code sent to the email address you provided in the previous step and click verify.
Enter Verification Code
  1. Secure your Vault by providing a secure passphrase. Use this passphrase to unlock your Vault.
Set up Passphrase on Affinidi Vault

Finally, you should see on the screen that you have successfully registered to the Affinidi Vault.

Affinidi Desktop App

After setting up your Affinidi Vault, you can install the Affinidi Desktop App to safeguard and seamlessly unlock your Affinidi Vault for fast and effortless authentication.

  1. Install the Affinidi Desktop App through this link .

  2. After installing the Affinidi Desktop App, go to your Affinidi Vault browser extension settings to start pairing.

Pair Affinidi Vault with Affinidi Desktop App
  1. Once you authenticate successfully through your desktop, Affinidi Vault will display the pairing status.
Affinidi Vault paired to Affinidi Desktop App

Install Affinidi CLI

  1. Download and install NodeJS on your machine if you haven’t set it up yet.
  1. Install Affinidi CLI using Node Package Manager (npm).
    npm install -g @affinidi/cli
  1. Verify that the installation is successful.
affinidi --version

You’re all set!

What You Can Do Next

After setting up your Affinidi Vault, you can login to  Affinidi Portal, explore how Affinidi Vault and Affinidi Login work, or go through our simple guides below on integrating Affinidi Login to get you up and running and experience first-hand a seamless passwordless experience using your Vault.

Quick Start with Affinidi Login

In this guide, learn how to enable passwordless login in your application.

5 Simple Steps to Integrate Your App with Affinidi Login

In 5 simple steps, get started with the Affinidi Trust Network for enhanced User Identity Management and Data Privacy.