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Setting up your Wallet

Leap Wallet Set up

Leap, the premier Super Wallet on the Cosmos Network, delivers a tailored user experience that's accessible as a mobile apps for both iOS and Android, and as a browser extension. With Leap, you can securely explore Cosmos Hub and over 50 Cosmos chains, conduct asset transfers and exchanges, access DApps like EclipseFi, earn staking rewards, engage in governance, perform IBC transfers, manage NFTs, and more, all within a comprehensive wallet app.
Experience the power of Cosmos-based chains on the go with the free Leap Cosmos wallet apps, now available for download from the App store & Play store

How to create a new wallet with Leap?

To set up your LEAP wallet follow these steps:
  1. 1.
    Install the LEAP wallet app on your iOS or Android device using this link - https://www.leapwallet.io/download
    Or, install the Chrome/Brave extension on your desktop using this link - https://www.leapwallet.io/download
  2. 2.
    Upon opening the app or extension, click "create a new wallet".
  1. 3.
    You will be shown a secret recovery phrase. Make sure to save this phrase in a safe and secure location, as it is the only way to recover your wallet. Do not share this phrase with anyone.
  1. 4.
    Create a password to encrypt your wallet. Choose a strong password that you will remember.
  1. 4.
    Your wallet is now set up and ready to use. You can access it by clicking on the LEAP wallet icon in your browser's toolbar. If you are using Chrome, the icon will be located in the top right corner of your browser. If you cannot find the icon, look for a "puzzle piece" icon and click on it to access a list of installed extensions. There, you should find LEAP wallet which you can pin to your toolbar by clicking the pin icon.
  1. 4.
    You can now use your LEAP wallet to access and interact with the Cosmos Network, including staking native tokens, voting on governance proposals, and accessing DApps.
Congratulations! You are now prepared with the best tool to explore the Cosmos ecosystem! Please note that the Leap Cosmos wallet is a self-custodial wallet, meaning you are always in control of your funds so long as you keep your information safe. Here’s a quick primer on best practices for wallet safety.

How do I import an existing Keplr wallet into Leap?

Follow these easy steps to import your existing Keplr Wallet into Leap:
  1. 1.
    Click on ”Import an existing Wallet using Keplr
  1. 2.
    Enter Secret recovery Seed Phrase that you would have saved someplace secure while creating your Keplr wallet
  1. 2.
    If you have used multiple accounts in Keplr, you can choose to import them here
  1. 2.
    Create a new password, and make sure you remember it
  1. 2.
    Your Leap Wallet is ready!

How to import my wallet using a Private Key?

To import your wallet using your private key, follow these steps:
  1. 1.
    Click on the option to import your existing wallet “Using a private key”
  1. 2.
    Paste your private key in the text box.
  1. 3.
    Your Leap Wallet is ready to use now.