Patent filers - The Migration Tool
Today is the first day that registered patent filers can start the migration process from using PKI certificates (and Java) to using the new web portal - my.uspto.gov.
Step 1: Log into your my.uspto.gov account.
Go to the account, and make sure that you enable always use two-factor authentication.
Click "Save" at the button of the screen, and then "Log Out".
Step 2: Log into Private Pair.
There you will be greeted by a pop-up message (see first image).
There also is a blue bar at the bottom of the window.
Click on a "Migrate Now" button.
Step 3: A new window opens and displays a message. Click "Continue".
Step 4: A new window opens and displays the following message. Login to your uspto.gov account.
Step 5: After you link your account, click Continue.
Step 6: Confirm account information, and e-sign the form.
Step 7: Await confirmation from the USPTO. This supposedly can take up to 24 hours.