Trezor use with coinomy

Bitcoin Questions and AnswersTrezor use with coinomy

Anonymous asked 9 months ago

Hi, as always love it work. Can you tell me how to move my keys to trezor and which coins trezor allows now? also can and how do I use coinomy etc if I have mycelium app launched on trezor 1st? New ok with instructions to do myself but stuck now and internet confusing. Thanks in advance

2 Answers
Zsofia Elek answered 9 months ago

Here is an article about sweeping and importing private keys, I suggest start with reading this. On the Trezor website, you can find the supported coins.

Steven Hay answered 9 months ago

Hi Anon,
For security reasons, I would *NOT* recommend sweeping a private key into your Trezor. The reason is that your key may be exposed during the process, if any malware exists on your device. I would recommend instead allowing your Trezor to generate its own, new private key (ensure that you make a secure backup of the seed words from which this key is derived!) and then sending your bitcoins to the associated Trezor address(es). The Trezor’s main purpose is to generate and store the privkey internally, in a way that ensures it never “leaks” to your PC, phone or any other device you plug the Trezor into. Doing things this way will cost you a mining fee but ensure peace of mind; it’s worth it!     

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