This article was first published on Metal Blog
We’re excited to announce that Proton Wallet Alpha is now available for download on Android!
Hyper-focused on Proton’s blockchain, this app is a powerful way to interact with Proton. Proton is a new blockchain capable of up to 4,000 transactions per second, with built-in optional identity on-chain, and architected with the goal of recording fiat transaction requests on-chain as well as crypto.
The Proton blockchain also features no gas fees for users, free accounts, and short usernames meant to be read by humans.
This Alpha version of the Proton Reference Wallet allows you to take our tech for a spin and experience what we’ve been building just for you. Simply use this link to download the Proton wallet on the Google Play Store.
Since this is an Alpha version of the wallet, it is highly recommended to backup your private key. To do so, tap your avatar in the top left of the wallet dashboard, this will bring you to the Settings page. From there, tap on ‘Backup Key’ and follow the instructions.
The Proton Reference wallet for Android integrates Bloks.io — the most powerful block explorer for Proton, also owned by the same parent company Metal. This integration allows you to stake, vote, claim rewards, and swap, until those features are natively enabled in the Proton Wallet.
Logging in to Bloks.io is easy, simply tap on the 3 dots on the top right of the home screen to perform actions on the Proton blockchain.
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