Now that bitcoin gold launched, I am looking for a way to get my BTG from the BTC paper wallet they were held at the forked block.

I know Coinomi works, but it only has an android app... any other that has a web or desktop app?

  • I'm asking specifically for non-android (Coinomi) which hasn't been answered. – twalbaum Dec 6 '17 at 1:04
  • If you go to bitcoingold.org/downloads you can see a variety of wallets that support BTG. HOWEVER I only deem Trezor, Ledger and Coinomi as trustworthy. If you want to take the risk, go on and try the other wallets. – Chak Dec 6 '17 at 1:21
  • That question is not android-specific, so I think it covers this question too. I think it's better to keep all the responses in the same place. If you find a good solution, why don't to reply to the other question? ;-) – Adam Millerchip Dec 6 '17 at 1:47
  • brec's answer below is a good solution. I'm letting him copy it to the other question to take the credit – twalbaum Dec 7 '17 at 1:08

You can run Coinomi through the Google Chrome browser. You install the ARC Welder extension... https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/arc-welder/emfinbmielocnlhgmfkkmkngdoccbadn

...which lets you run Android apps without an Android device. Download the required .apk (the wallet app) from https://coinomi.com/downloads .

Edit: I discovered this on this reddit thread: https://www.reddit.com/r/BitcoinAirdrops/comments/7hc0qu/best_way_to_claim_bcash_from_old_core_walletdat/

which also has some possibly helpful tips.

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  • This worked! Thank you. Please copy your answer to the question marked as duplicate so that it may be helpful for others too. – twalbaum Dec 7 '17 at 1:07
  • @twalbaum: Done! – brec Dec 7 '17 at 13:54

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