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How To Setup Bitcoin Wallet On Windows & Mac

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Bitcoin wallet is client or tool what allows you to send or receive bitcoins. As you know, Bitcoin is a digital currency, a protocol, and a software that enables Instant peer to peer transactions with no central authority. Since Bitcoins is a digital currency, you need to install a “Bitcoin Wallet” on your machine. You can download your wallet client from bitcoin.org for Windows / Mac / Linux.

How to Get Bitcoin Wallet

Following are the instructions to setup your own bitcoin wallet on Windows PC and Mac OS.

Setup Bitcoin Wallet on Windows PC

Step 1 : Download Bitcoin wallet for Windows and install it by clicking Next.

Step 2 : Now launch Bitcoin, a new window will open and connections will start up in minutes. Installing the client will begin to download the whole blockchain size 7GB +. You can locate blockchain data in C:/ Users > Your User Name  > AppData > Roaming > Bitcoin.

Step 3 : Once you have created a bitcoin wallet login and click receive money or receive coins. On this page will be a “bitcoin address” which is 34 – 36 character long and starts with 1. This address is all you need to receive payments.

Generate Bitcoin Address

Step 4 : That’s it

Setup Bitcoin Wallet on Mac OS

Step 1 : Download Bitcoin wallet for Windows and install it by clicking Next.

Step 2 :Drag the Bitcoin icon to the desired install location, and click the icon from Application folder to run the wallet client.1

Step 3: Installing the client will begin to download the whole blockchain size 7GB +. You can locate blockchain data in / Library / Application Support / Bitcoin /

Step 4 : Once you have created a bitcoin wallet login and click receive money or receive coins. On this page will be a “bitcoin address” which is 34 – 36 character long and starts with 1. This address is all you need to receive payments.

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Step 4 : That’s it

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