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Registration and Installation

Account registration

Account registration takes place directly on the official website. To register an account, click on the "Sign Up" button in the upper right corner of the page.

  • Please read the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy before registering.
  • Enter your current, up-to-date email.
  • Create and enter a password. The password must be at least 8 characters long. Make sure to type the password correctly, and keep it in a safe place.
  • Provide your telegram handle for an easy and quick communication channel with our support.
  • Click on "Create account".
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IMPORTANT: Users must have full access to their email. If you do not have access to the email, we will not be able to help you with password recovery or email change. To secure your email, use two-factor authentication and a backup email. Do not click on suspicious links in emails. Access to the email and its functioning is the responsibility of the client.

Registration form

After completing these steps you will receive an email with an activation link. If the message does not arrive, make sure that the entered email is correct, check the "Spam" folder, and read the FAQ.

For the sake of security of your personal data, do not disclose your username and password of your Octo Browser account to anyone.

Video tutorial about registration and activation of Octo Browser account:

If you didn't receive an email after activating your account, try resetting your password by clicking "Forgot your password?". You will receive a temporary password by email.

Forgot password form

Installation of Octo Browser client {octo-browser-installation}

After completing registration download the current Octo Browser installer suitable for your OS from the official website.

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IMPORTANT:

  • Please download the installer only from the official site following the link above.
  • Octo Browser does not have trial versions, and licenses are activated on the server. If you are offered to run an activator to obtain a license, you are being scammed, and the data from your PC might be in danger.

Windows Installation

  • Run the downloaded installer (run as Administrator by default).
  • Install Octo Browser into the suggested directory by default ( C:\Program Files\Octo Browser ).
  • Wait for the installation to finish.
  • A shortcut to launch the Octo Browser client will be created on the desktop.
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IMPORTANT: Do not change the path during installation. Octo Browser must be installed into the default folder for correct operation.

On Windows 7 and Windows 8, Octo Browser can only work correctly if the OS updates have been installed. Please consult the FAQ for more information.

MacOS Installation

  • Open the downloaded Octo Browser client image.
  • Drag the shortcut to programs and run from the shortcut in the programs section.
  • Wait for the files to copy and do not interrupt the installation.

If you have any questions during the download and installation process, please consult the FAQ.

Installation on Linux

  • download the archive with the version of Octo Browser for Linux from the web-site.
  • unzip the archive.
  • run OctoBrowser.AppImage file.
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Please note that Octo Browser for Linux is currently in beta testing. If you have any questions during the download and installation process, please read FAQ.

Log in to your personal account

In order to log in to your personal account, launch Octo Browser, enter your email and password, and click on the "Log In" button.

Email is the account email you have used to register in Octo Browser.

Password is your account password that you created during registration, or a temporary password sent by email in case of password recovery.

Login form

When you first start the Octo Browser client, it will download additional components (Octium Browser), and only after that you can start working with profiles. While the browser is downloading additional components, you will see a notification at the top of your screen.

Forgot the password

If you have forgotten your password, you can use the reset password option. Click on "Forgot your password?" to enter the password reset menu. Enter your account email and click on "Send password reset instructions". In this case, a new temporary password will be sent to your email. After logging into your account, you can change your password, and create a new one in your account settings.

If you need help from the Octo Browser support team, please click on Ask technical support.