YubiKey is the most secure 2-step verification method as this requires an attacker to gain physical possession of your security key to access your digital information. You need it to sign in to your Prime account, sign in to the Coinbase Prime approvals mobile app, and initiate and approve activities on Prime, such as withdrawals, transfers, update settings and user permissions
Review the sections and video below to learn how to request and register a YubiKey on Coinbase Prime.
During the business application process, you can request to have a YubiKey sent to you and your teammates. You’ll need the following information:
Shipping address and telephone number.
You'll receive your YubiKey shortly after you're approved for Coinbase Prime. If you need a new key any time after the business application process, reach out to your Account Manager or the Prime Operations team. You can also use your own existing YubiKey or a different brand of physical security key.
Select your profile picture (or the circle and letter icon) in the top right corner.
Select your profile picture in the slide out > Manage Account.
On the left side of the page, select the Security tab.
Next to Security Key, select Add (or Select).
Select Continue > I understand > Enter the 7-digit code that’s texted to your number to confirm your changes > Submit.
Select Start registration > USB security key (in the pop-up window).
Insert your security key and touch it > Allow (in the pop-up window).
To return to Coinbase Prime, click the product selector in the top right and select Prime.