How do I install the Stacks Wallet v3.x?

For macOS:

  1. Go to the wallet download page in your browser.
  2. Select the macOS Download button. This button downloads the software to your computer.
  3. To verify the authenticity of the downloaded package before installation, open a terminal window. To find the terminal software, enter terminal into the Spotlight search.
  4. In the terminal window, enter the command to change directory to the folder where you downloaded the wallet software. The default location is the Downloads folder, type the following into the terminal and press RETURN on your keyboard: 

    cd ~/Downloads
  1. In the terminal window, type the following command to verify the authenticity of the downloaded file Stacks-"Wallet-macOS-3.1.0-en-US.dmg":

    shasum -a 512 Stacks-Wallet-macOS-3.1.0-en-US.dmgshasum -a 512 Stacks-Wallet-macOS-3.1.0-en-US.dmg
  2. Verify that the resulting hash (a string of letters and numbers) is the same as the hash published on the Stacks Wallet's Github repository.
  3. To proceed with installation, open the downloaded file and complete the setup.

For Windows:

  1. Select the Windows Download button on this page. This button downloads the software to your computer.
  2. To verify the authenticity of the downloaded package before installation, open a command prompt. To find the command prompt software, enter command into the Start menu.
  3. In the command prompt window, enter the command to change directory to the folder where you downloaded the wallet software. The default location is the Downloads folder, type the following at the command prompt and press RETURN on your keyboard: "cd <You-User-Directory>/Downloads"
  4. In the command prompt window, type the following command to verify the authenticity of the downloaded file Stacks-Wallet-win10-3.1.0-en-US.dmg: 

    certUtil -hashfile Stacks-Wallet-win10-3.0.0.exe SHA512certUtil -hashfile Stacks-Wallet-win10-3.0.0.exe SHA512
  5. Verify that the resulting hash (a string of letters and numbers) is the same as the hash published on the Stacks Wallet's Github repository.