Instructions for installing a Bitcoin wallet
To use Bitcoin, you need a so-called "Bitcoin Wallet", which is a digital wallet. These are available for iPhone, Android, PC, Mac and many more platforms. The wallet manages your Bitcoin addresses and allows you to send and receive Bitcoins.
In the following, installation and use of the wallet “BRD” is shown. Please note that this is not a recommendation - rather, most wallet apps work in a similar fashion.
The BRD Bitcoin Wallet (Breadwallet) is available for almost every smartphone platform. You can install the app through the AppStore or PlayStore. Open BRD, read the introduction and create your Bitcoin Wallet.
Create a backup so that you can restore your wallet in case of an emergency. For example, if you lose your smartphone or you have no longer access to your computer.
In the next relevant step, you must specify a 6-digit password for the login. Then, 12 randomly generated words will be presented - best written on a piece of paper that you should safely store in a safe and furthermore save it OFFLINE on an encrypted storage medium to your documents. Finally, these 12 words are displayed in the same order, with several of the previously noted words missing. Complete this in the same font and order. Your Bitcoin wallet is hereby fully functional.
Via the icon at the right bottom of the screen in the menu item "SETTINGS" you can change the displayed currency. Under the item "Display currency" among other US Dollars can be selected instead of Euro.
To receive Bitcoins, you must state your Bitcoin address. To do this, click on Bitcoin on the start page and then on the button "GET". Now you see the QR code of your Bitcoin address.