Get a live overview of Canister transfers in progress – plus receive push notifications on completed transfers wherever you are.


  • Canister 23.2 or newer

  • A modern web browser

How to use

  1. Go to Settings > Connect.

  2. Toggle Enable Connect to ON.

  3. Copy the Connect Code by clicking the clipboard icon.

  4. Click Go to Connect ✨, or go to in your web browser.

  1. Enter the Connect Code into the Connect site.

  2. Start a transfer in Canister, and your transfers will appear on the Connect site.

Receive Notifications

Connect can send push notifications about completed Canister transfers to a network-connected device.

  1. Once you log into the Connect site, click the grey bell icon (i.e. the notification button).

  2. Click Allow in the notifications popup on your device.

  3. When the grey bell turns blue, Connect will send you notifications for completed transfers.

Enable Push Notifications from the Connect site on mobile devices

  • iOS 16.4 and newer:

    1. Go to the Connect site

    2. Save Connect as a web app by tapping the share button in the iOS toolbar, scrolling to the bottom of the menu, and tapping Add to Home Screen.

    3. Open the web app and click the notification bell icon.

    4. Enable Notifications for this website when prompted.

If the notification button is disabled, your browser does not support notifications, or notifications are disabled.

Change connection name

By default, Connect will display the Computer Name.

The connection name can be changed in Canister > Settings > Connect > Computer Name.

Revoke access

Use the Revoke Access button in the settings panel to cancel all connections to the Connect site. A new Connect Code will be generated automatically.

On the Connect site, you can delete a connection to a device by hovering over the device listed under Connections, then clicking X next to it.

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