Your wallet is the software you use to send, receive and store Bitcoin Confidential. Whatever the wallet type is first of all you have to understand that the cryptocurrency coins which you hold are not stored in your wallet. They are stored in a public, encrypted, distributed digital ledger called Blockchain. Your private keys which you control provide you access to them.
The official launch of the Bitcoin Confidential mainnet has occurred. For the first 11000 blocks, staking rewards are 5% of normal to ensure in a fair launch. It will be open source and available on GitHub.
You will be able to stake Bitcoin Confidential by running your wallet 24/7.
Desktop Wallets for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
Wallets are no longer created by default. Staking nodes can create a wallet with ./bitcoinc-cli mnemonic new and copy and paste the phrase at the end of ./bitcoinc-cli extkeyimportmaster (or use the script here to do it for you: https://github.com/Bitcoin-Confidential/BC-Script/blob/master/BC-Install-node.sh)
Do not move your wallet.dat with your wallet running. Backup your wallet by using the backup wallet command from the QT wallet menu or by closing the wallet and waiting about a minute to close and copy the wallet.dat file. Always keep at least one copy of your wallet on an external drive. Do not shutdown your computer with wallet running or kill the wallet process. These can cause the wallet to get corrupted. Always exit the wallet from the menu or close x and wait for it to shutdown before turning off your computer
With this core wallet you own your private keys and so you have full control of your funds.
Mobile Wallets are run from your Mobile Device. iOS and Android wallets are forthcoming.
3rd Party Wallet
When using 3rd party wallets you need to trust the vendor’s server to
know if payments were sent or received.
Please always check you are using the right URL. This will be released as well.