YOROI WALLET GUIDE

Scam Warning There are fake apps circulating please ensure you download Yoroi from the official website.

https://yoroi-wallet.com/

If you are downloading this on iPhone or Android we recommend you navigate via the link on the official site, instead of manually searching via the store.

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Downloading the wallet for Google Chrome

Step 1: Downloading the wallet

Start by navigating to the Yoroi wallet website, ensure you are on the website https://yoroi-wallet.com/ it never hurts to google 'Yoroi Wallet' to make absolutely sure, as this is where your funds will be stored.

If you are downloading for iPhone or Android, please ensure that you again navigate to a browser on your phone and search for Yoroi Wallet and follow the link on the official site, this is to ensure it is a valid app and not a fake.

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Step 2: Select which wallet you'd like, for this guide we're opting for the chrome extension

Click to download which browser / ecosystem you wish to download for.

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Step 3: Select to Add to Chrome

This will download a chrome extension for ease of use within your web-browser (chrome specifically).

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Step 4: Click on the browser extensions button and pin Yoroi for quick access. Then click the Yoroi icon on the top-bar now it has been pinned.

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Step 5: Create a simple wallet

For now we will create a simple wallet, on the following screen for now.

 

On the following screen select skip and proceed to the next page.
 

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Step 6: Creating the simple wallet.

Select create wallet if you have not already made wallet. If you have a wallet from a previous purchase you can restore it here.

On the next screen select Cardano as your currency.

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Step 7: Writing down your Spending Password

Now you have a paper and pen, please continue to pick a wallet name and a Spending Password,

You can write down your spending password if you wish to.

Select to create a personal wallet.

The next stage ensure you are in a place without others around for writing down your seed phrase.

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For the following section you will need a paper and pen

This next step requires you to write down a spending password and a list of randomly generated words, known as a seed phrase.

The seed phrase is the back-up to your wallet, and is the key to your cryptocurrency, if you lose this you lose access to your wallet if you ever need to restore it.

It is absolutely essential that you do not store this as a screenshot or picture on your phone, if anybody ever gets access to your seed phrase you can lose your cryptocurrency.

Do not lose this phrase, do not store it digitally and do not share it with anybody.

In the world of Cryptocurrencies, this seed phrase is all that matters. 

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Step 8: Writing down your Spending Password

Now you have a paper and pen, please continue to pick a wallet name and a Spending Password,

You can write down your spending password if you wish to.

Select to create a personal wallet.

The next stage ensure you are in a place without others around for writing down your seed phrase.

Once you have done this select yes I have written it down and confirm the words in order, to reiterate if you lose these words and you wish to restore your wallet in future after buying a new phone or a new computer you will need this seed phrase, and this should be written down.

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Step 9: Your new wallet

You should see the following screen, this is your wallet here you can see tabs for sending, receiving and delegation which are the most important features within the wallet.

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