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Wallets

Mobile Wallets

Mobile wallets are not to be confused with exchange wallets that can be accessed through a mobile device. Mobile wallet allow you to keep your private key as a seed or key words and phrases. You must never loose or share your key with anyone else, as you will lose access and control of your coins.

Hardware Wallets

The most secure place to store your cryptocurrency is in a hardware wallet. Available wallets are:

Desktop Wallets

Desktop wallets offer more functionality than mobile wallets.

Blockchain Explorer

Use the blockchain explorer to track and explore transactions on the blockchain using the wallet address – public key, transaction number, block number or hash ,Never type in or share your private key on any website.

Paper Wallets

You can create a paper wallet by creating a unique private key and public key for the cryptocurrency of your choice. Ensure that the private key is kept in a safe place you can retrieve later and use the public key to send funds to your wallet.To spend those funds in your paper wallet – you will need to sweep the wallet to any mobile or desktop wallet.

Warning:

Be extremely careful when using a paper wallet, there are multiple phishing websites that look exactly like the legitimate website, designed to steal your private keys. Some of these sites even appear on the first search link on google.

For detailed analysis, please read our review of Cryptocurrency wallets

Hardware wallets offer the best security for storing Cryptocurrency, it is not recommended to store coins on any exchange for an extended period of time

Note: All ERC20 Tokens such as Omisego, built on the Ethereum network can be stored in any Ethereum Wallet