How to create a Bitcoin wallet address

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

1: Download Bridge Wallet

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

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 Seed 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 you read them, even if it's not the first time you create a crypto wallet. A safety refresher can never hurt!

Bridge Wallet safety notice screen

6: Get your secret phrase

This screen displays 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. If you haven't, you can still click "Back" and back it up. It's really important to do it properly now, so you'll 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 Bitcoin wallet!

Bridge Wallet wallet creation success screen

9: See your Bitcoin address

You can now start using your wallet to send, receive, buy and sell BTC. To see and share your public Bitcoin address, switch to the Bitcoin network via the icon on the top left of the app screen and go in the "Addresses" tab of the app.

How to link a Bitcoin address?

Bridge Wallet Bitcoin addresses screen

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