GUI Wallet setup
This document will tell you exactly how to set up and operate the Oxen GUI wallet. You can download the appropriate GUI Wallet for your desktop operating system here.

Step 0 (Windows only): Install Electron wallet and allow Defender permissions.

Mac and Linux users skip to Step 1.
Open the executable file we downloaded from the Oxen Github Oxen.Electron.Wallet.Setup.X.X.X-windows.exe to start installion.
When installing the wallet the Windows Defender SmartScreen will prevent you from opening it unless you give the file permission.
Click Run anyway to give the executable permission.
Now run through the installation prompts and then click install.
Once the installation has finalised open the Oxen Wallet by clicking your "Windows" key or the start menu and searching for oxen electron wallet.

Step 1: Running the Wallet for the first time

Once the installation has finalised open the Oxen Wallet by clicking your "Windows" key or the start menu and searching for oxen electron wallet.
Once opened the wallet will need to be configured.

1.1: Choose your language.

1.2: Configure your settings.

Default settings are fine to use.
This is not required but if you would like to run your own node and broadcast your own transactions check the Local + Remote Daemon or the Local Daemon Only option.
Click Next when ready.

Step 2: Creating/importing Wallet

Once your settings have been configured if you do not already have a wallet generated yet then your screen will look like the following:

2.1: Creating new Wallet

To create a new wallet click the Create new wallet button.
Next fill in the input fields that are required. It is recommended that you should consider encrypting your key with an optional password.
Once input boxes are filled in click CREATE WALLET button.

2.2: Importing Wallet from seed

To import a wallet from seed click the Restore wallet from seed button.
Next fill in the following input fields:
    Wallet Name: Enter a name for your wallet.
    Mnemonic Seed: Enter the seed phrase that was generated when intially creating your wallet.
    Restore from Date: Enter the date or blockheight in which you want to restore your wallet from.
It is quicker to restore from the date in which you generated the wallet.
    Password: Enter an optional password.
    Confirm Password: Enter the same password to confirm spelling.
Once input boxes are filled in click RESTORE WALLET button.
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