Hardware Wallets

Hardware wallets store a user’s private keys on a hardware device similar to as a USB. Although hardware wallets submit transactions online, they are stored offline which increases security. Hardware wallets are compatible with many web interfaces and can support different cryptocurrencies. Submitting a transaction is very easy to do. Simply connect the wallet to any computer or device which is online, enter in a pin, send the cryptocurrency and confirm. Hardware wallets are useful for transacting whilst keeping your coins offline and safe.

We recommend the following Hardware Wallets to store your Litecoin.

Digital Bitbox

Digital Bitbox

Ledger

Ledger Wallet

Trezor

Trezor Logo

KeepKey

KeepKey Logo

Desktop Wallets

Desktop wallets are downloaded and installed on a computer or laptop. They are only accessible from the computer that has the wallet installed. Desktop wallets offer one of the best levels of security, however, if your personal computer is compromised or infected with malware you risk the possibility of losing your coins.

We recommend the following Desktop Wallets to store your Litecoin.

Exodus

Exodus Wallet

Jaxx

Jaxx Wallet

Mobile Wallets

Mobile wallets are basically an app that is installed on your smartphone, these wallets are the most functional as they can be used anywhere. Mobile wallets are usually very easy to use with a simple user interface.

We recommend the following Mobile Wallets to store your Litecoin.

Litecoin Core

Litecoin Core Wallet

LoafWallet

LoafWallet

Online Wallets

Online wallets operate on the cloud and are accessible from any device in virtually any location. While they can be convenient to gain access to, online wallets store your private keys online and are held by a third party making them more vulnerable to hacking and theft.

Paper Wallets

Paper wallets are simple to use and provide an extremely high level of security. The term paper wallet can simply refer to a physical backup or printout of your public and private keys, additionally, it can also refer to software that can be used to securely generate a pair of keys which can then be then printed. Utilizing a paper wallet is relatively easy. Moving Litecoin to your paper wallet is achieved by transferring funds from your software wallet to the public address shown on your paper wallet. Alternatively, if you need to withdraw or spend your Litecoin, all you have to to do is the reverse, transfer Litecoin from your paper wallet to your software wallet.