Credit given where credit is due, Atomic Wallet is a great user experience; but if you want to buy hbars with USD, or create an account for someone else, or interact with Hedera's file service, then you probably need MyHbarWallet. Thankfully there is a mechanism for loading your Atomic Wallet Hedera account in MyHbarWallet. Note that this doesn't affect how you use Atomic. You can still use Atomic for transfers and crypto exchanges at the same time you use MyHbarWallet for its features. You can get the best of both worlds.
This guide will take you step by step from downloading Atomic Wallet through accessing your Hedera account in MyHbarWallet.
At a high level, the steps are:
NOTE: You will be given your 12-word backup phrase here. It is very important that you write it down somewhere and keep it secure as this will be your recovery method if you ever lose your password.
NOTE: Now you will be on the main "Wallet" tab of your Atomic Wallet. These next couple of steps are to filter your wallet list to only show the hbar currency, but if you'd rather keep every coin and token listed and simply use the search function, feel free to skip ahead.
5a. Click the filter button in the top right corner.
5b. Turn off all of your coin and token trackers, turn back on the Hedera coin tracker, then click "Apply"
NOTE: After a brief processing screen, you will be notified that activation of your Hedera account was successful.
NOTE: If you need it again in the future, you can go back a few steps, select your Hedera account within Atomic Wallet, then select "Receive" again).
Now you have access to your MyHbarWallet where you can transfer Hbar and create accounts.
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