The 6 Best Bitcoin Wallets

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We've reviewed the 6 best Bitcoin wallets for mobile, desktop and online storage. Best hardware wallet reviews are also added for your convenience.

Exodus

Type: software wallet
Platform: Windows, Linux, Mac, iOS, Android

One of the biggest advantages Exodus has over its competitors is its simplicity and ease of use. Exodus offers an intuitive and straightforward design with an easily navigable interface for even the most novice users. Your private keys and transaction data are encrypted and stored locally, while your account is secured using a 12-word seed phrase. It supports over 100 cryptocurrencies and provides the opportunity to transfer your assets to Trezor wallets with its Trezor hardware wallet integration. 

Jaxx

Type: software wallet 
Platform: Windows, Linux, Mac, iOS, Android, Chrome Extension

The Jaxx wallet is quite feature rich, as it allows you to view the value changes of your assets, offers the latest cryptocurrency news, and supports over 80 cryptocurrencies. It being an extension allows you to easily access the wallet from your browser.
While simple to use, the wallet is highly customizable and filled with various options, as well as visual representations of your selected cryptocurrencies in the form of diagrams and charts. 

Electrum

Type: software wallet 
Platform: Windows, Linux, Mac, Android

Electrum securely manages cryptocurrencies on your device using private key encryption with all the keys being stored locally and securely with two-factor authentication. Additionally, in case your wallet is compromised, you can use a unique seed phrase to restore it. Electrum supports third-party plugins, as well as hardware wallet integration for Ledger, Trezor and Keepkey.

Green Address

Type: online wallet 
Platform: Online

The primary concern of Green Address is the security and safety of your funds. Being a multi-platform application, Green Address allows you to quickly log in and view your funds from basically any device that has a browser, which makes it a great on the go wallet. The app offers many security options, such as multiple two-factor authentications, a simple and quick wallet backup and a watch-only mode that allows you to quickly check your balance without having to fully access the wallet. 

Edge

Type: software
Platform: iOS, Android

Much like Green Address, Edge focuses heavily on security and ease of use. The app is quite beginner-friendly, as it does not require you to memorize long phrases and PIN codes to set up your account, instead you only need to remember your username and password. Edge automatically backs up your account without accessing it or requiring any of your personal information. It also offers client-side data encryption and simple but secure two-factor authentication.

Mycelium

Type: software
Platform: iOS, Android

Mycelium is a reputable and well established company with one of the most very well-known products available on the market. Mycelium Wallet offers a more intricate app structure than most other wallets and can be slightly difficult to use for inexperienced users. It supports multiple account types, such as single address accounts and watch-only accounts. Mycelium Wallet also supports third-party services, namely Ledger and Trezor wallet integration.

Best Crypto Hardware Wallets

Trezor

Available models: Trezor One (69 EUR), Trezor Model T (149 EUR)

Trezor is a compact device with a display that connects to your computer using a USB cable. Trezor offers a simple way of protecting against physical and virtual theft in the form of a customizable PIN code, as well as an offline backup using a unique pre-generated recovery seed. It supports a wide variety of cryptocurrencies, ranging from the most prominent ones to the most obscure ones. Apart from providing a secure way of handling cryptocurrencies, Trezor also offers a password manager. It is connected directly to your Trezor device, which allows it to be used as a master key to your passwords.

 

Ledger

Available models: Ledger Nano X (119 EUR), Ledger Nano S (59 EUR)

Ledger offers wallets that use a USB cable to connect a computer, as well as those that use Bluetooth to connect to Android and iOS devices. Similarly to Trezor devices, Ledger employs a PIN code and a 24-word backup recovery phrase for your account that can be used if the device has been compromised, as well as two-factor authentication when using third-party applications. It supports an expansive list of more than 1100 coins and allows the installation of up to 18 applications on a single device.