Tutorial – How to setup Bread-wallet

Breadwallet is one of the go-to bitcoin wallets, if you need one for your iPhone, Applewatch or any other iOS device. Documentation for the wallet, can be found here:
Here you will find a step-by-step guide on how to setup the wallet on your iPhone.

Step 1 – Locate and download Breadwallet in the app store

  • Go ahead and locate the app store.
  • Next you go to the search menu and search for Breadwallet.
  • Download the app.

Step 2 – Getting started with Breadwallet

  • Click new wallet
  • Click on the generate recovery phrase.
  • A warning will be shown to keep your passphrase private.
  • Click show, to see the recovery phrase.
  • You will now be shown your recovery phrase.

Step 3 – Keeping your recovery phrase safe

  • It is very important, that you take the time, to write down your recovery phrase on a piece of paper.
  • DO NOT take a screenshot or write it on any device connected to the internet.
  • If anybody were to get a hold of this phrase, they would be able to steal your bitcoins.
  • So before you read any further, find pen and paper and write down the recovery phrase.
  • If you plan on keeping significant amounts of money in your wallet, we recommend that you keep this piece of paper in a bank vault or place with similar security, and a place that your relatives can get to, in the unlikely event of your untimely demise.

Step 4 – Finishing the setup

  • Once you have securely noted the recovery phrase, you will be asked to choose a pin
  • Following, you will be asked to verify your pin.
  • Congratulations! You have now completed the setup of your wallet, and your are now ready to receive bitcoins.

Step 5 – Finding your Bitcoin address

  • On the screen above you can scan a QR code in order to send bitcoins or you can pay a bitcoin address from your clipboard.
  • If you swipe left, you will then see your bitcoin address.
  • The QR code you see, is a representation of the bitcoin address shown below.
  • If you click your bitcoin address, you will get a few options on how to share this address. We recommend that you never attempt to write down your address by hand, and that you always copy/paste and double check that it is the correct bitcoin address you are sending to.
  • If you copy the bitcoin address to your clipboard, or send it to your e-mail, you will be ready to buy your first bitcoins here