What is Bitcoin?
Bitcoin was the first decentralized digital currency based on blockchain technology. It was created in 2008 by a mysterious and anonymous developer known as Satoshi Nakamoto, who released the white paper in a cryptography mailing list and later open-sourced the software that implements the protocol.
AirGap Bitcoin Wallet
AirGap Bitcoin (BTC) Wallet is a convenient way to store and transfer BTC while storing your private key offline.
AirGap Supported Bitcoin Address Types
SegWit address format
The Segwit address format is an improvement over the legacy address format. SegWit comes with cheaper fees. SegWit addresses start with "bc1q", for example
Legacy address format
The original Bitcoin format. This format has higher transaction fees than other formats. Legacy addresses start with "1", for example
Taproot - [Coming soon]
This format comes with the latest bitcoin update, it is a soft fork that improves Bitcoin's scripts to increase privacy, efficiency, and the network's ability to process smart contracts. Taproot addresses start with "bc1p", for example
How to set up a BTC account in AirGap
This guide uses XTZ as an example, but the same steps can set up Bitcoin in AirGap. Step by step guide on how to set up all available protocols in AirGap