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Bitcoin wallet app.

asked 2014-03-20 14:06:20 +0300

ApB gravatar image

updated 2017-07-15 01:13:20 +0300

As the title suggests. Sailfish needs a bitcoin wallet application.

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Of course a native one

Nilux ( 2014-04-01 21:05:48 +0300 )edit

In the meantime, this Android App available in f-droid store works well: Bitcoin App by Andreas Schildbach

Venty ( 2015-06-29 15:07:20 +0300 )edit

You mean this one from F-Droid: Bitcoin App

Pesasa ( 2017-07-20 23:53:56 +0300 )edit

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answered 2014-04-01 21:01:13 +0300

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updated 2014-04-01 21:05:10 +0300

Well here is a native bitcoin wallet by Benoît Hervier called BitPurse under development and looking for a little funding. I used it on the N9 and it was very good. Lets show we appreciate his work.

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There's 2 hours left, and he has 18€. We should be able to do better. After all, we are smarter than average people :-p

Nilux ( 2014-04-02 12:40:47 +0300 )edit

As far as I can understand, nobody has actually successfully gotten this thing up and running on jolla, even though the README states it should work on SailfishOS. "BitPurse submitted to Jolla Harbour?" is a closed issue, closed due to lack of interesst. I've started looking into it at - though, not sure if I can manage to pull this off on my own, never did any projects with neither Qt nor SailfishOS before.

tobixen ( 2015-03-29 01:10:53 +0300 )edit

answered 2014-03-20 16:22:58 +0300

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This is not an answer to your question but it could help you as a temporary solution. I'm actively using Android wallet Mycelium. It works very well including QR code scanning via camera - it has integrated QR code decoder so no need for external Android software as with other wallets.

It can be downloaded from Google Play Store:

Or directly from project webpage:

You can also compile it from source:

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answered 2015-06-27 22:04:57 +0300

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Could someone take a look at this and check if it possible to port to SFOS (natively of course)

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answered 2015-07-22 14:37:02 +0300

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Why not porting a native Electrum client? It's already available as Debian package.


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Because someone has to work on it and this is the main reason we don't have a bitcoin wallet app for SFOS. :P

ApB ( 2015-07-22 15:28:32 +0300 )edit

AFAIK electrum runs with Python2 and Qt4. To get a harbour-approved Sailfish app the backend must be ported to Python3 and the gui must be implemented in QML and PyOtherSide. I'm sure this is possible, but as @ApB pointed out, someone has to work on it :).

wanderer ( 2015-07-22 15:54:17 +0300 )edit

answered 2017-07-15 01:38:39 +0300

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you can use a webwallet in the browser. In my opinion sfos isn't big enough to maintain a secure btc wallet, but if there is a dev interested, I would prefer a fork of electrum.

BTW: Blockfolio works great with aliendalvik, altough its no wallet.

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