How to create an Ethereum wallet

In this tutorial, we show you how to get your very own Ethereum wallet and address in minutes with our mobile app Bridge Wallet. With it, you will be able to send, receive, buy, swap and sell Ethereum assets from your phone.

1: Download Bridge Wallet

Bridge Wallet is the free mobile app that we have made to easily invest in Ethereum assets from your phone. Download the app, install it and then launch it.

Bridge Wallet screenshot

2: Create a password

The first step after launching the app is to create a password and confirm it, which will allow you to access the wallet later on.

Make sure to choose a password that you will remember, as there isn't any "I forgot my password" option for security reasons.

Bridge Wallet create password screen

3: Create a new wallet

Choose here the "Create a new wallet" option. The other option is to access an existing address in case you already have one.

Bridge Wallet create wallet screen

4: Generate a secret phrase

Choose here the "Generate a secret phrase" option. The split secret phrase is an advanced form of secret phrase, if you don't know what it is you can ignore it.

What is a secret phrase?

Bridge Wallet create new wallet screen

5: Read the safety notice

These few screens introduce you to basic safety practices regarding the management of your secret phrase and wallet.

We strongly recommend that you read them carefully, even if it's not your first time creating a crypto wallet. A refresher never hurts!

Bridge Wallet safety notice screen

6: Get your secret phrase

You will now see your secret phrase, which is the only way to access and restore your wallet and all its content.

Never share your secret phrase, make sure you write it down now and store it somewhere safe.

If someone else gets access to your secret phrase, you will lose your wallet's content.

Read more about how to safely backup your secret phrase here.

Bridge Wallet secret phrase screen

7: Secret phrase check

Let's verify here that you have backed up your secret phrase properly. If you haven't, you can still click "Back" to do so. It's really important to do it correctly now, so you will be all set from now on.

This check won't ask you all the words, only a few of them. Make sure to enter the seed word number asked.

Bridge Wallet secret phrase check screen

8: Success!

That's it, you're done creating a new Ethereum wallet!

Bridge Wallet wallet creation success screen

9: See your Ethereum address

You can now start using your wallet to send, receive, buy, swap and sell Ethereum assets, as well as share your public Ethereum address in the "Addresses" tab of the app.

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How to link an Ethereum address >

Bridge Wallet Ethereum addresses screen

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