Enter KuCoin.com into your web browser and go to the website. Then, you should see a page similar to below.
Click on the Sign Up tab, on the right.
Once you have entered your email and password, you will need to complete the captcha.
After registration, you will be sent a confirmation email.
Click on the link in your email, to continue.
Once you have clicked the email activation link, you will see the following page. You are automatically signed in and directed to your Account tab.
In order to have full access to your account you will need to complete the account security section. This is done under the Account tab and you will see the Account menu on the left-hand side, highlighted in the red box. The pictures above and below, show your account overview.
Click on the Account Security tab in the Account menu.
Now you will see the following page.
First you need to setup the Google 2-Step verification. Click on the Google 2-Step Then, you will see the following page.
If you don’t already have the Google Authenticator, you need to download it from the appropriate store. It is a free app. Once you have downloaded the app, or if you already have it click on the Next tab. Then you will see the following page. The red letters and numbers are your private key. This is very important. Make sure to keep this saved or written down in a safe place. You will need it if you lose your device or unbind Google 2FA.
Once you have saved this secret key, click the Next You will see the following page. This is where you bind your Google Authenticator to KuCoin. On your phone, click on the Google Authenticator app. Once it is opened there will be + symbol somewhere on your phone screen. Touch the + and now you can bind to KuCoin 2 different ways. These are highlighted in the green boxes. You can scan the QR code or manually enter your secret key. Once you have bound your device to KuCoin, you see a random 6-digit number that constantly changes. Enter this 6-digit code into the box highlighted in the red box below and click Submit. Now you have your Google 2FA bound to KuCoin.
You will be redirected to the following page after you have bound your Google 2FA. Do not unbind your account. Click on the Account Security tab and continue with the security setup.
Now click on the Security Questions box.
After you have clicked on the Security Questions box, you will be requested to enter your password. Enter your password and click Next.
You will now be directed to the following page. Select three questions from the dropdown menus and provide answers that you will remember. Then, click the Submit button. You will need to answer one of these questions whenever you access certain functions on KuCoin.
You will now see the following popup. Click the Yes, I did box to continue.
You will now see the following page, telling you that you will receive a confirmation email regarding your security questions.
Open your email to view the confirmation email, as pictured below. Click the Confirm button.
Once you have confirmed the email, you will see the following page. Please click on Overview and you will be redirected to the Account tab.
Next, click on the Account Security tab in the Account menu on the left side of the page. Then, you will see the following page again. Click on the Anti-Phishing Safety Phrase box.
Now you will see the following page.
Click on the blue Settings and enter a word or phrase that you can easily remember for the Login Safety Phrase and click Submit. This word will be displayed every time you sign in. If this word doesn’t appear you have probably encountered a phishing site. Then click on the blue Settings for the Email Safety Phrase and enter a word or phrase here as well. Then click Submit.
You have now completed the Signup for KuCoin and all of your security features. If you need further assistance refer to the help section FAQs or submit an inquiry to the help desk.