Freewallet has introduced mandatory PIN code as a new security feature

20 Sep 2018, 21:27

The past couple of weeks we’ve been posting about our special security features — cold storage, transaction limits, multisig. The next in the pipeline is PIN code, which we’ve recently made mandatory for all our accounts.

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BANKEX is now live in Freewallet!

17 Sep 2018, 14:17

Starting today, BKX, an Ethereum-based ERC-20 utility token, is available in Freewallet. All Freewallet users can exchange their cryptocurrencies to/from Bankex in Multiwallet on iOS, Android, and web. They can use the ERC-20 token to pay fees in the BANKEX Trust Service, BKX Scan and other BANKEX products and services.

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A cumbersome, intricate, personal intro to mining

14 Sep 2018, 12:47

The buzz of Bitcoin mining has gone, but there are still millions of people interested in making money out of thin air. Technically, this is exactly what mining is, but as you know, the devil is in the detail. Here’s what you should know before you overpay for your first mining rig on craigslist.

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Meet our new media partner: CoinSpeaker

03 Sep 2018, 10:06

Today we are happy to announce that we have established a strategic information partnership with CoinSpeaker, a Malta-based digital media outlet that creates content about the world of blockchain and cryptocurrencies.

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How to use multisig in Freewallet and why

30 Aug 2018, 22:17

In the crypto world, security is everything. We take the security of our users’ accounts more than seriously, so our wallets are equipped with a cohort of top-notch security features. One of them is multisig. Read on to find out what it is, how it’s implemented in our wallets, how to enable it and how it can be used in real life situations.

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Over $500K saved on network fees

29 Aug 2018, 9:47

As a hosted (or custodial) wallet, Freewallet is able to provide free and instant transactions between Freewallet users. Those transactions are not registered in the blockchain, which saves users from paying a network fee.

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All MinerGate users will have free off-chain withdrawals to Freewallet

28 Aug 2018, 12:43

Together with the MinerGate team, we have been testing the infrastructure and technology of off-chain microtransaction for 8 months. Since December 2017, Minergate users have had an option to withdraw mined assets to Freewallet. These transactions were free of charge and instant.

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Transaction limits

21 Aug 2018, 23:07

Freewallet is famous for its disruptive security features. Being one of the rare hosted wallets, it secures user funds with 2FA, multisig and a cohort of optional security settings. Today’s post is about transaction limits, a feature that allows you to limit the amount of coins that can be withdrawn daily or weekly.

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5 life lessons from the Freewallet Customer Support

17 Aug 2018, 10:21

There are times to brag, and times to keep a low profile. But when it comes to talking about our Customer Support team, we can’t mention enough how proud we are of the job these guys are doing. Not only do they constantly monitor social media, forums and app store reviews, they always provide high quality assistance and resolve the most technologically complicated cases.

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What's that address?

11 Aug 2018, 13:05

In custodial wallets, payin and payout addresses may be different. That's because of the cold storage, an offline vault used for additional security of your funds. Dive in to know more.

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Freewallet comments on the accusations of being “100% a SCAM!!!”

04 Aug 2018, 14:47

So, you might have seen the phrase — “Freewallet is 100% a SCAM!!!!” possibly several times and in several places. It’s like a big fat elephant in the room: most of our users have seen at least one of those threads on reddit or BitcoinTalk, but we haven’t yet posted any official denial of the rumours. Well, here it is. We are not a scam.

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Welcome TRON Wallet, brought to you by Freewallet

25 Jul 2018, 10:08

Today, Freewallet is releasing TRON Wallet, a wallet dedicated to TRX on Android. We are also adding TRX to our flagship wallet, Multiwallet, available on iOS, Android, and web.

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Exchange crypto to fiat with Top Up Phone: now in iOS and Android apps

13 Jul 2018, 12:49

In April 2018, we implemented Top Up Phone, a feature that allows our users to refill their prepaid mobile phones with Bitcoin. Today we’ve added this feature to our mobile apps — Multiwallet and Bitcoin Wallet for iOS and Android — and want to tell you about another way to use it: exchanging bitcoin to fiat currency.

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5 betting websites that accept bitcoin for bets on the FIFA World Cup

06 Jul 2018, 16:03

During the World Cup, even the biggest sceptics get caught up in the football frenzy and consider making a bet! With bitcoin and other crypto, it has never been easier. If you too want to test the odds before the next game, here’s a list of the online gambling sites that accept bets on the FIFA World Cup in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

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Blockchain addresses 101: How to use them correctly and not lose your coins

29 Jun 2018, 22:18

Imagine Harry. Harry loves Bitcoin. Recently, Harry sent Bitcoin to his friend’s Bitcoin Cash wallet. The money left Harry’s wallet but never got to his friend’s account. Turns out, sending BTC to BCH was not the best idea. Our support team helped Harry to get his coins back, but they had to jump through some hoops. Meanwhile, Harry was very upset. Bottom line: don’t be like Harry. Always check if you’re sending your coins to the right address.

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Active sessions control

24 Jun 2018, 14:35

Additional security measures are annoying, so we’ve heard, but disregarding them is a very big mistake. We take security very seriously and constantly implement new features to protect our user’s funds. One such feature is the active sessions control.

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TRON mainnet migration, new TRON Wallet and automatic TRX swaps

22 Jun 2018, 16:01

As the TRX holders around the world are getting ready for the mainnet launch, we’ve prepared something special for our users!

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2-Factor Authentication FAQ

18 Jun 2018, 15:13

With the amount of personal data that we store online, additional security measures such as 2 factor authentication are, in fact, not longer optional, but mandatory. However, additional security requires additional precautions in case something goes wrong, and it fully applies to 2FA. What if you lose your phone? What if you lose access to your email account?

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Status page explained

09 Jun 2018, 13:17

Whenever your transactions fall through, there could be several reasons for it. One of them is the blockchain or app downtime.

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Freewallet introduces paid refunds

06 Jun 2018, 20:54

From July 2018, Freewallet is going to launch paid refunds. It means that if your funds get stuck on the blockchain and if it is technically possible, we can provide a refund for a fixed fee of $30.

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Meet the Freewallet May update

04 Jun 2018, 9:00

This May, we’ve implemented a bunch of cool new features to enhance the security and usability of our wallets. Check out the most prominent ones.

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Hosted wallet explained

30 May 2018, 14:25

Acquiring cryptocurrency prompts the question of how you will handle your coins. There are several types of wallets, and each one has its pros and cons. In this overview, we’re covering the features of a hosted wallet as one of the ways to store your coins.

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Security best practices from Freewallet Support team

25 May 2018, 13:34

When it comes to online security, people often get careless as they don’t realize the direct consequences. To help you stay safe while working with your crypto coins, we made a list of basic security rules, based on the most common support request cases. They are not ground-breaking, but will help you refresh your memory of what is and isn't safe to do online.

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On June 1st, EOS tokens will be frozen

22 May 2018, 14:39

On June 1st, 2018, the company behind EOS, will distribute the last block of EOS tokens. On that day at 22:59:59 UTC, all EOS Tokens will become fixed (ie. frozen) and will be non-transferrable on the Ethereum blockchain. Before that happens, you can either exchange your EOS Tokens for another cryptocurrency or wait until a new blockchain is created.

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Keeping Your Funds Safe with Freewallet

25 Apr 2018, 21:15

On Freewallet we apply extreme security measures to keep your funds safe. However, we strongly recommend enabling additional security features on the user side to eliminate any chance of unauthorized access to your wallet and potential losses.

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Meet Freewallet March update

02 Apr 2018, 19:45

We are constantly working on making Freewallet more friendly and secure. Meet our cool new features below.

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Top up your Phone on Freewallet

03 Mar 2018, 15:21

Refill your prepaid mobile phone with Bitcoin. Right from your wallet. Now Freewallet supports money transfers to SIM cards with over 400 operators in 100 countries. The feature is currently only available in the web version, but will soon be added to all Freewallet platforms.

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Ardor: A Long Way Home

09 Feb 2018, 19:55

In October 2016, Freewallet team released a dedicated wallet for Ardor, a digital asset which was later included in our Multi Wallet app. Initially a part of the NXT blockchain, ARDR switched to a standalone network on January 1st, 2018. Here’s a short story of how Freewallet helped Ardor holders get their assets home safely.

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Cross Chain Transactions: Mistakes And Their Solutions

19 Jan 2018, 20:23

On Christmas 2017, Bitcoin announced six new hard forks, with Lightning, Platinum, GOD, B2X, Uranium, and Cash Plus now joining Cash, Gold, Diamond, United, HOT, and Super. These forks show that Bitcoin never ceases to evolve and multiply, in turn generating both excitement and chaos among the crypto community.

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Best Christmas Gifts For Friends Ever

22 Dec 2017, 20:31

Don’t waste your time searching for a present. Impress your friends with digital cash that will definitely have an impact on them (and grow in value).

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Flash Transfers: Zero Cost, Zero Time to Wait

20 Dec 2017, 20:36

Bitcoin has shown a tremendous growth in 2017, with its price touching $20,000 and its introduction on to the futures exchanges. As a result, the BTC network is overloaded at the end of the year. Massive transaction delays are reported by all wallet operators, and network fees reach up to hundreds of dollars in equivalent.

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More Freedom From Freewallet

14 Dec 2017, 20:44

Freewallet, a mobile-first cryptowallet developer, has presented a full-scale Multi Wallet version for desktop. This significant release tops off 2017 run by the company that has accomplished 8 new currencies this year including such ambitious projects as the world-first Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin Gold wallets.

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