Bitcoin wallet – Electrum – arrives on Android

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The developer behind a light weight Bitcoin customer – Electrum – has announced that his desktop app is creation a approach to Android devices, and after to those regulating iOS. Electrum for Android sets itself detached from many other wallets as it is not centralised and doesn’t leave your private pivotal (needed for spending) in a hands of a company, though encrypted on your device.

The mobile app uses a same core as a desktop client, a vital change was to a UI that has been done to improved fit mobile form factors. The desktop and mobile clients are concordant enabling users to revive their desktop wallet onto their mobile wallet by only regulating their pre-defined ‘seed’.

Thomas Voegtlin – a developer behind Electrum, vocalization to Bitcoin Magazine – said: “Most mobile users now rest on wallet applications that trust centralised servers, mostly hosted by companies,” he points out that this is not ideal since users don’t always have entrance to their private keys, exchange can be blocked and supports can even be confiscated.

Electrum, distinct a categorical Bitcoin app, uses servers that index a Bitcoin blockchain to refurbish itself, this means that users don’t have to


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