Samourai is encrypted on the device using AES-256 encryption and never communicated with any servers.
Samourai enforces a BIP 39 passphrase encryption on wallet creation, hardening the security of your wallet right out of the gate.
Use a 5-8 digit PIN to access your wallet. PIN screen is randomized on every load to thwart screen recording spyware.
Private keys are created and stored on your device and are never communicated with any server or anyone.
Protects HTTPS websites from impersonation using fraudulent certificates issued by compromised certificate authorities.
Samourai never reuses addresses, never leaking valuable metadata about you and your purchase habits.
Samourai will alert you if you have sent to an address before, helping prevent unintentional address reuse.
Samourai is the only wallet to randomize the number of change outputs for each send, making gathering wallet address metadata more difficult.
Samourai is the first to implement BIP 126: guidelines which minimize the uncontrolled disclosure of personally identifiable information by defining standard forms for transactions containing heterogenous input scripts.BIP 126
Samourai parses all previous transactions before building a new transaction to make sure it isn't leaking valuable metadata about your and your wallet
Samourai is enabled with Tor and VPN support allowing you the ability to route all transactions through an anonymous IP address.
Samourai actively monitors the condition of Bitcoin Network alerting you when transactions may confirm slower and informing you of the current required miner fee for quick transaction confirmation.
Samourai offers three different miner fee profiles:
Use Normal for an estimated confirmation time of 30 minutes
Use Priority for confirmation in the next 0-1 blocks
Use Low for an estimated confirmation time of 60 minutes.
Optionally, set your own custom miner fee on a per transaction basis.
You can optionally flag transactions as RBF, allowing you later increase the miner fee of transactions for quicker confirmation.
Enable BIP126 in settings to take full advantage of the latest obfuscation in Samourai
Once you have connected to a contacts payment code simply tap on the contact to send bitcoin. The address is generated deterministically based on the shared secret connection.
Your payment code can be shared publicly. It is static and unique to your wallet. Anyone who connects to your payment code will be able to send your wallet bitcoin without you needing to send them a bitcoin address.
Samourai is the first wallet to implement BIP 47 and have open sourced the code to encourage other wallet developers to implement this exciting technology.
Ricochet is designed to stump the blockchain spies that provide blacklists to bitcoin banks and exchanges that they use to freeze funds and suspend accounts.
Ricochet promotes fungibility in Bitcoin by actively working to disrupt the way blockchain spies attempt to create lists of "clean" and "dirty" coins. All coins are equal.
Connecting your trusted node means you don't have to rely on anyone but yourself to publish your transactions to the bitcoin network.
Samourai uses the existing RPC to interface with your node.
To remotely retrieve your wallet seed for backup/restore. Send an SMS to your phone with the following message
SW seed YOUR_PIN_CODE
You will receive the HEX seed of your wallet in response which you can use to restore access to your bitcoin.
To remotely wipe your wallet send an SMS to your phone with the following message
SW wipe YOUR_PIN_CODE
You will receive confirmation that the wallet has been securely wiped from the device.
If your phone is stolen and the thief has switched the SIM Card you can still initiate remote commands. With Sim Switch Defence enabled Samourai will send your registered trusted number an SMS as soon as the SIM card is changed on your stolen phone. You can now send a remote wipe command to the new number
While in Stealth Mode Samourai will not appear on your phone home screen, app list, launcher, or recent apps. To open your wallet once it is in Stealth Mode you must dial a special code.
If the code has been entered correctly Samourai Wallet will launch
You may export your wallet to any Bitcoin wallet than follows BIP 39,44 specifications.
You may restore an existing HD wallet from any wallet provider with or without a BIP 39 passphrase
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