How do I get started with Lykke?

In this article, you will learn how to set up your account and start using Lykke.

1. Register an account from the web

You may register for an account from the website or by downloading the Lykke app. It's important to note that when you create a Lykke account, you agree to comply with our Terms of Use as well as Fees and Limits.

2. or Register from the Lykke app

Download your the Lykke Wallet app for iOS or Android. Please make sure that your device meets the following system requirements. You may download the Lykke app here.

Launch your Lykke Wallet app. If you have already registered from the website, you may tap on Sign in to continue. If you haven't, tap Register and follow the onscreen instructions. 

We strongly recommend you not to skip the backup step. In case you need to recover access to your Lykke Wallet, you should have the 12 secret words that are backup of your private key. If you skipped the step during registration, please kindly refer to the related article: How can I backup private key if I skipped the step during registration?

3. Verify your account

In order to proceed with funds management functionalities (deposit, trade, withdrawals), you are required to pass KYC verification (KYC stands for Know Your Customer). This is the standard verification process enforced to comply with anti-money laundering regulations. The submission includes:

Please also find the links provided below for reference:

4. Deposit funds

After your account is approved, you may put some money into your Lykke Wallet: Deposit bitcoins, transfer funds from a bank card or e-wallet, or make a bank wire transfer.

5. Start Trading

After you deposit funds to your Lykke Wallet, you may trade them on the Lykke Exchange. The list of supported currency and trading pairs can be found in this page:

You may also check the following articles in order to start trading in Lykke:

If you do not find the answer in our Help Center, or if you run into any trouble, please feel free to open a live chat or email us at or call us +41 43 508 63 79.

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