I just accidentally pressed the phone call button in Matrix/Element and no matter what I did I couldn't cancel the call. It wouldn't even let me gracefully exit the software so I had to log out of the service completely before it would let me quit the software so I could stop the phone ringing. Now when logging back in it wants me to re-verify myself through "other sessions". What other sessions? Sessions of what?

@gabek because it does e2e encryption by default I think it tries to get you to use another device to do some key exchange stuff. Of course if you don’t have another device… not of much use 🙈

@geekgonecrazy @gabek The security UI of matrix is quite terrible. The process only makes sense if you understand what it's doing and why, otherwise it will seem like incomprehensible obstacles blocking access.

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