Looking for where you can securely store your Dash?? Worry no more because in this article we will illustrate the various wallets where Dash can be bought, sold, or saved.
What’s a crypto wallet?
A cryptocurrency wallet is a device , physical medium , program or a service which stores the public and/or private keys of your cryptocurrency . In addition to the basic function of storing the keys, they more often also offer the functionality of encrypting and/or signing information. Signing can for example result in executing a smart contract or a cryptocurrency transaction (Wikipedia).
Having defined the term crypto wallet, let’s move on to the different wallets on our list. Crypto wallet can be in any of this forms:
- Mobile Wallets
- Desktop Wallets
- Hardware Wallets
- Other forms of wallets
Mobile crypto wallets
Mobile wallets can be on either ANDROID or IOS. They are user friendly and easy to use. They include the following:
1. DASH ANDROID
The Dash Android Wallet still remains the most efficient mobile wallet for securely storing your Dash. It supports advanced Dash features, including InstantSend. You can scan and display QR codes for quick transfers, backup and restore your wallet, keep an address book, pay with NFC, sweep paper wallets and more.
Download link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=hashengineering.darkcoin.wallet&referrer=utm_source%3Ddash-org%26utm_medium%3Ddownloads%26utm_campaign%3Dmobile
2. DASH ELECTRUM
Dash Electrum is also a simple and secure light wallet. Its SPV technology allows you to safely create transactions on your device. Dash Electrum also includes support for Dash masternodes, InstantSend and PrivateSend.
Download link: https://github.com/akhavr/electrum-dash/releases/download/184.108.40.206/Dash-Electrum-220.127.116.11-armeabi-v7a-release.apk (ARMv7)
Edge is another cutting edge technology with a multi-asset wallet combining security, user privacy, and ease of use into one user friendly platform for beginners and experts alike. Seamless exchange between assets is also possible inside the Edge Wallet.
Download link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=co.edgesecure.app
This is one of the renowned multi asset Crypto wallets in Africa (precisely in Nigeria).
Quidax offers the lowest transaction fee of 1% per transaction, it enables instant withdrawal and deposit.
Download link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=co.quidax.app
Coinomi is the oldest multi-asset wallet available, with millions of active users. Coinomi is a security-first wallet for both mobile & desktop with native support and true ownership for 125 blockchains. (Founded in 2014).
Download link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.coinomi.wallet
6. JAXX LIBERTY
Jaxx Liberty offers you the control of your private keys, they neither store nor have access to them. With millions of downloads of their wallets, join a community of users who trust Jaxx to manage their digital assets.
Download link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.liberty.jaxx
Exodus is a multi-asset wallet with exchange functions built in. Exodus encrypts private keys and transaction data locally for your eyes only – no accounts, no servers, no data sharing.
Download link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=exodusmovement.exodus
Abra allows you to securely buy and store 30 cryptocurrencies all in one place. Easily fund your account using bank transfer, credit/debit card, Bitcoin or Dash.
Download link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.plutus.wallet
Desktop crypto wallets
A range of Dash desktop wallets are available, each with different features and security. Desktop wallets come on different platforms like Windows, Linux, and Mac. They include:
1. DASH CORE
Dash Core is the official Dash Desktop wallet, Dash Core is a full-featured Dash wallet and P2P client, including InstantSend, PrivateSend, governance and masternode management features. It keeps a full copy of the blockchain and offers an RPC console.
Download link (version current as of publishing, check for new versions): https://github.com/dashpay/dash/releases/download/v0.16.1.1/dashcore-0.16.1.1-win64.zip
The secure and practical Guarda wallets offer outstanding features, allowing you to receive, send, store, buy and exchange many popular cryptocurrencies in complete anonymity and safety.
Download link: https://guarda.com/desktop
Hardware crypto wallets
Hardware wallets are security devices designed to keep cryptographic keys safe from hackers and thieves. Hardware wallets use random number generators, encrypted key storage, PIN numbers and passwords to offer the highest level of security for your digital currencies. They include:
- Ellipal Titan
Other forms of crypto wallets
Apart from Mobile, Desktop, or Hardware wallets there are other forms of wallets where you can securely save your Dash, that includes:
1. PAPER WALLETS
Paper wallets are a form of cold wallet and essentially a bearer instrument. The Dash paper wallet generator allows you to generate, encrypt and secure the keys to a single Dash address on a clean computer without ever connecting to the internet. Perfect for long term secure storage.
2. WEB WALLET
Web wallets provide a secure web interface to the Dash blockchain while leaving you with full control of your private keys. They include:
3. TEXT (SMS) WALLETS
Text wallets (or SMS wallets) allow users without smartphones or internet access to transact in Dash using text messages on simple feature phones.
The above listed wallets can be used to securely safeguard your Dash. Transactions like buying, sending & receiving Dash and other cryptocurrencies can be done using the above listed apps.
Acknowledgement: Images from Google.com, some terms from Wikipedia.com, dashnation.com, dash.org.
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