Alan Grainger

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How to send more currency to your existing Portfolio

To make another order and send to your existing Portfolio, all you’ll need is the coin’s public address from inside your Portfolio. Important: You can only send coins to an address of the same type of coin. Bitcoin can only go to a Bitcoin address. Only Ripple can go to a Ripple address, etc. Here is an example using …


Using NanoWallet

NanoWallet is a very easy to use web wallet for Nano. You can import your private key (the Nano ‘seed’) directly into it to create an account. Go to, and click Sign Up. Choose Import your wallet with you seed: Paste your private key into the box where it says “Enter your seed”: Import the key, write …


Using Electrum LTC wallet for Litecoin

Download Electrum-LTC from their official site: When you load it the first time, it will ask you to create a default wallet: Click Next then choose import from private key: Copy and paste your private key from your Portfolio: Click Next, and give it a minute or two to sync to the Litecoin network. Once …


Opening your Portfolio

To open your Easy Crypto Portfolio file, follow this process: Step 1: After your order is completed, we will email you your Portfolio file. It will be an attachment called “Easy Crypto [YOUR ORDER ID] – [DATE].ecp”. Step 2: Save the file from that email to your computer – onto your Desktop or your My Documents. Step …


Recommended wallets

This page provides a list of wallets that we understand to be reliable and secure. However, we cannot guarantee the safety or legitimacy of any wallet and we recommend that you do your own research to ensure you are comfortable and confident in any external wallet you use. You can also read our article explaining …


Do you offer a service to sell cryptos that I own?

We are hard at work adding the ability for customers to sell on Easy Crypto. In addition we will be launching service to transfer your crypto holdings between different currencies. Right now the only real way to do it is to convert your currencies to Bitcoin using an exchange, and then sell them for NZD. …


Portfolio technical details

The Portfolio is a JSON file encrypted with AES 256-bit CBC. It includes an array of the coins purchased, and the amount, public address, and private key for each. Our average password entropy is 190 bits, and we use 5000 iterations of PBKDF2 with 256-bit keys to slow down any brute force attacking.

Why do I have less in my Portfolio than I think I should have?

If you’re checking the value of your balance using an app on your phone, or a website like CoinMarketCap, you might feel like you ended up with less in your Portfolio than you should have. This is perfectly normal and exactly how currency exchange works… so come with me on an exciting journey through the …


How to import and transfer from Toast wallet

Import into Toast Download and install Toast Wallet from their official site: Add an account, and choose to “Add Existing Address”: On the next page, put in your private key where it says “Ripple Secret”. You don’t need to fill in the “Ripple Address” field. The “Passphrase” is the password you created when you installed Toast …