How to claim your free Bitcoin Gold using Coinomi wallet

We recently dropped a complete guide on what is bitcoin gold.
This post will put you through on how to claim your free bitcoin gold using Coinomi wallet.

Coinomi wallet review

Coinomi is a multi cryptocurrency online wallet which currently supports over 86 coin
Its currency available as an Andriod App with the IOS expected to be released soon.

Is Coinomi Secure?

Your private keys never leave your device. Strong wallet encryption and cryptography guarantee that your funds will remain safe under your ultimate control.

Privacy in Coinomi

No personal details needed in order to access your fund, you can seamlessly perform a transaction without any kind of association with your real-world identity. Your spending of funds is totally anonymous as No KYC bureaucracy to access your funds, no IP association, no identity linking or transactions tracking.

Instant Exchange in Coinomi

Coinomi provides its users instant cryptocurrency exchange powered by Spaceshift and Changelly. You can easily exchange your ethereum to bitcoin and vice versa.

Claim your free Bitcoin Gold

Firstly, You should download the latest version of Coinomi wallet from google playstore, in case you have one already you might want to update it.

Simply send all of your Bitcoins to your Coinomi wallet and keep them there until block 491407 which is expected to get mined on October 25th, 2017( just keep the date in mind). After that block, you can spend or move out your Bitcoins.

Add BitcoinGold

Now open your wallet, click on the top left menu, then hit the “+ COINS” button in the button and select “BitcoinGold” from the mind-blowing list of Coinomi’s 86 supported coins and 214 tokens.

A pop-up dialogue will appear, asking if BitcoinGold should be added. Hit the “ADVANCED SETTINGS” button. If you clicked “Add” instead you need to delete your BitcoinGold wallet and add a new one. In the “Derivation Path” please enter:


Please note that the characters before “H” are zeroes and not O’s

Now click “ADD”.
That’s it! Your $BTG wallet is now ready!

Note: If you have more than one Bitcoin wallets in your Coinomi and want to claim the equivalent BTG you will have to repeat the above process, replacing each time the last zero with the (zero-based) account index, so for the second wallet this would be M/44H/0H/1H, for the third wallet it would be M/44H/0H/2H, and so forth

Hope it helps, drop a comment below in case of any issue

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