DeFi Blockchain app how-to.

A step-by-step guide.

Download the app

Platform Download links
macOS Download
Windows Download
Linux Download (AppImage), Download (Debian)

Minimum requirements

Requirement Minimum Required
Memory 2GB
OS macOS 10.14, Windows 10, Ubuntu LTS 18 and above

Installing on macOS

Step 1: Installation

Open the downloaded image defi-app-<version>.dmg, then drag defi-app into the Applications directory.

Step 2: macOS security prompt

Open the app.

If this is the first time you are opening the DeFi app, macOS will present you with a security warning shown below. Press OK to dismiss it.

*You are seeing this security prompt because this is an unsigned pre-release version of the app. Future releases will be signed, which will supress the warning. For now, please follow step 3 for a workaround.

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Step 3: Bypass security prompt

*Only follow the next steps if you are sure you've downloaded DeFi app from a legitimate source.

Go to System Preferences ▸ Security & Privacy. Click on the Open Anyway button as shown.

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A popup will appear. Click on the Open button.

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DeFi app will launch automatically when the installation is complete.

Installing on Windows

Step 1: Installation

Double click on the downloaded file.

Step 2: Windows security prompt

If this is the first time you are installing the DeFi app, the installer may present you with a security prompt as shown. Click More info.

*Microsoft Windows SmartScreen may flag newly uploaded files that have not built up a long enough history.

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Step 3: Bypass Windows security prompt

Click Run anyway to begin installation.

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DeFi app will launch automatically when the installation is complete.

Installing on Linux using AppImage

Please ensure you have enabled the Allow executing file as program option for the download file.

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You can now open DeFi app.

Installing on Linux using Debian

You can choose to either install DeFi app as a GUI tool or command line tool.

Using Software Center

The simplest method is to use Software Center in Ubuntu. Simply navigate to the folder (usually Downloads folder) containing the downloaded .deb file and open it.

Install .deb files in command line using dpkg

If you want to install deb packages using the command line, you can use either the apt command or the dpkg command.

sudo apt install PATH_TO_DEB_FILE

or

sudo dpkg -i PATH_TO_DEB_FILE

You can now open DeFi app.


Using the wallet

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Available Balance: It shows the available balance in your wallet.
Pending Balance: Unconfirmed transactions on the blockchain.
Pending Requests: List of receive requests. [Pending Requests]
Transactions: List of previous Defi Transactions.
Send: Send funds to an address.
Receive: Create a request for receiving funds.
Network: Information about the network, whether you are using Mainnet, Testnet or Regttest

Sending funds

Step 1

While in the Wallet tab, press the SEND button.

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Step 2

Enter the Amount to send and the To address to send to, then press CONTINUE.

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*You can use your webcam to scan a QR code, for the To address.

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Step 3

Review the Amount and To address and verify they are correct, then press COMPLETE SEND.

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Step 4

After the transaction is complete, press BACK TO WALLET to return to the wallet.

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Step 5

You should see your latest transaction in the list of Transactions in the Wallet, as well as any other transactions.

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Receiving funds

Step 1

In order to receive coins, choose the Wallet tab and then the RECEIVE option.

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Step 2:

Then fill out the information according to the desired payment request.

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Step 3:

Click CONTINUE to create a payment request as follow and select the Wallet option to go back to the wallet.

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Step 4:

After your receive payment request is created successfully. You can see the list of payment requests as below:

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