Creating a Vivaldi account gives you access to:
- Vivaldi Sync: Synchronise Bookmarks, Settings, History and more across your devices.
- Vivaldi Forum: Chat about Vivaldi’s development, vote on upcoming features and leave your feedback.
- Blogs: Create your own blog (username.vivaldi.net) and publish your articles for free to the whole wide internets.
- Webmail: Free webmail account ([email protected]) with calendar and contacts management.
Information needed to register a new account:
- Username. Choose a unique username. This handle will be used for your new email address, blog link, displayed as is in the forum and to log in to the different Vivaldi services.
- Name. For registration purposes, but you choose whether to display this publicly or not.
- Birthday. We need this information to prove to authorities that you are older than 16 to comply with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
- Captcha. A security question in the form of a simple mathematical equation. Type the answer as a number, for example: 2 + 2 = 4, not four.
- Password. Your super secure, unique password which you don’t use anywhere else. Consider using a passphrase made up of random words. Since shorter passwords are easy to crack these days, the password must be at least 12 characters long.
- Recovery email. This address will be used to activate the account. It is also used to send you account-related messages (e.g. password reset) and technical updates.
- Phone number. If you wish to use Vivaldi’s Webmail and Blogging services, for security reasons, it is necessary to verify your phone number.
Activating the account
Before you log in to your new account it needs to be activated through a link in an email that is sent to your account’s recovery email. The link is valid for 24 hours.
In case you haven’t received it, first check the Spam folder, maybe it landed there. If the email hasn’t arrived or the link has expired, send yourself a new account activation email.
- After activating the account, log in to your account’s profile on Vivaldi.net.
- Enter your phone number and click Update.
- Check your phone for the SMS with the verification code.
- Enter the code on the new page and click Submit.