By
Nate Drake
2 hours ago

Applications
  Bitcoin (BTC) was originally invented as a decentralized and easy-to-use payment system. To this end there are a huge amount of wallet applications available for Android phones and devices, allowing you to take your BTC with you on the move.

In this guide, you’ll discover five of the most popular Bitcoin wallets for Android available today. While we’ve tried to select apps that are as simple to use as possible, if you do have a large amount of BTC you may want to choose a wallet with more security features such as GreenBits.

If you only have a small amount of Bitcoin and just want to test the water, you can get started immediately with apps like Bitcoin Wallet. Bitcoin isn’t the only cryptocurrency on the market today.

If you hold any other kind of virtual currency, or would like to exchange some of your coins, you may prefer a multi-currency wallet such as Coinomi. When picking a wallet that’s right for you, whatever choice you make, we strongly suggest you stick to the ones available either in the Google Play store or the F-Droid repository, as these are less likely to contain malware.

The ultimate lightweight and portable Bitcoin wallet Electrum is well-known in the Bitcoin world as one of the most popular ‘thin clients’ for storing Bitcoins, and the Android app doesn’t disappoint. After downloading, your wallet is generated using a ‘seed’ of 12 random words, which you must write down. Read more from techradar.com…

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