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Getting Started with Trezor: A Step-by-Step Guide

Welcome to the world of secure cryptocurrency storage with Trezor. This guide will help you set up your Trezor device to ensure your digital assets are safely stored. Follow these steps carefully to get started.

1. Unboxing Your Trezor

When you receive your Trezor device, ensure that the box is sealed and tamper-proof. Inside the box, you should find:

  • Trezor hardware wallet

  • USB cable

  • Recovery seed card

  • Instruction manual

  • Trezor stickers

2. Connecting Your Trezor

  1. Plug In Your Device: Connect your Trezor to your computer using the provided USB cable.

  2. Visit Open your web browser and navigate to This page will guide you through the setup process.

3. Installing Trezor Bridge

To enable communication between your Trezor device and your browser, you need to install Trezor Bridge.

  1. Download Trezor Bridge: On the page, you will find a link to download Trezor Bridge. Choose the appropriate version for your operating system.

  2. Install the Software: Follow the installation instructions specific to your OS. Once installed, the Trezor Bridge will run in the background.

4. Initializing Your Trezor

  1. Open Trezor Wallet: After installing Trezor Bridge, go to in your browser.

  2. Initialize Device: Click on the “Create a new wallet” button. You will be prompted to initialize your device.

  3. Follow On-Screen Instructions: Your Trezor device screen will display instructions. Confirm each step by pressing the buttons on your device.

5. Setting Up a PIN

  1. Choose a PIN: You will be asked to set a PIN for your Trezor. This PIN will be required each time you connect your device.

  2. Confirm the PIN: Enter your chosen PIN on the Trezor device and confirm it. Make sure your PIN is secure and not easily guessable.

6. Writing Down Your Recovery Seed

  1. Backup Your Recovery Seed: The Trezor device will display a 24-word recovery seed. Write down these words on the recovery seed card provided in the box. This seed is crucial for recovering your wallet in case your Trezor is lost or damaged.

  2. Store It Safely: Keep the recovery seed card in a secure location, separate from your Trezor device. Do not share it with anyone or store it digitally.

7. Accessing Your Wallet

  1. Reconnect Your Trezor: Disconnect and reconnect your Trezor device to your computer.

  2. Open Trezor Wallet: Navigate back to

  3. Enter Your PIN: Enter the PIN you set earlier on your Trezor device to unlock your wallet.

8. Adding Cryptocurrency Accounts

  1. Select Cryptocurrencies: In the Trezor Wallet interface, you can add accounts for different cryptocurrencies supported by Trezor.

  2. Manage Your Assets: Use the Trezor Wallet to manage your cryptocurrency assets. You can send, receive, and monitor your balances securely.

9. Keeping Your Trezor Updated

  1. Firmware Updates: Periodically, Trezor will release firmware updates to enhance security and add new features. Ensure your Trezor device firmware is up-to-date by checking for updates in the Trezor Wallet interface.

  2. Security Best Practices: Follow security best practices such as not sharing your PIN, keeping your recovery seed secure, and regularly updating your device firmware.


Setting up your Trezor device is a straightforward process that significantly enhances the security of your cryptocurrency holdings. By following these steps, you ensure that your digital assets are protected against theft and loss. Always remember to keep your recovery seed safe and never share it with anyone.

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