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How to set up a crypto wallet

How to set up a crypto wallet

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Types of crypto wallets

We use crypto wallets to keep crypto securely.

There are different types of crypto wallets. The most popular ones are

  • hosted wallets,
  • non-custodial wallets, and
  • hardware wallets.

The right wallet for you depends on what you want to do with your crypto....

The hosted wallet is the easiest to set up. When you buy crypto using an app like Coinbase, your crypto is automatically held in a hosted wallet, where a third party keeps your crypto for you. The main benefit is that you won't lose your crypto if you forget your password. However, a hosted walle...

A self-custody wallet puts you in control of your crypto. While non-custodial wallets provide the software necessary to store your crypto, you have to remember and keep your password, known as a "private key" or "seed phrase". If you lose it, you can't access your crypto.

Hardware wallets

This wallet is a physical device that stores the private keys to your crypto offline. Hardware wallets are more complex and expensive but have some added benefits, such as keeping your crypto secure even if your computer is hacked.

How to set up a hardware walle...

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