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Getting started with Lightning is easier than ever. There is a great variety of wallets to chose from. In this list you can find the right wallet that suits your needs.

If you want maximum security and control, you can choose a non-custodial wallet. That means you will have to open, fund and close Lightning channels manually and take care of their inbound liquidity. If this sounds too complicated, there are a number of custodial wallets that do all this in the background.

Here is the complete list of all Lightning wallets:

Albyhttps://getalby.comAlby is a browser wallet that works with chrome or chromium based browsers such as brave browser
Phoenix Wallethttps://phoenix.acinq.co/Phoenix is a non-custodial Bitcoin wallet that offers one of the easiest and most user-friendly ways to send and receive micropayments over the Lightning Network
Breezhttps://breez.technology/Currently in beta on both iOS and Android, Breez is another mobile lightning wallet that focuses on user-friendly and intuitive design. Also, like Phoenix, it’s a non-custodial solution that doesn’t require users to run their own LN nodes
Muunhttps://muun.com/Available for mobile devices (iOS and Android), Muun is a self-custodial Bitcoin wallet that provides a great balance between convenience, security, and efficiency.
Blue Wallethttps://bluewallet.io/Blue Wallet is a Bitcoin wallet that supports both on-chain and lightning transactions similarly to Muun (without automatic on-chain BTC transfers into LN channels).
Wallet of Satoshihttps://www.walletofsatoshi.com/Wallet of Satoshi comes in first on our ranking of the most popular custodial wallets for Bitcoin’s Lightning Network
Éclairhttps://acinq.co/Éclair is a Bitcoin wallet that in addition to supporting on-chain bitcoin transactions also offers the option to connect to the Lightning network.
Electrumhttps://electrum.org/Electrum handles both on-chain bitcoin and Lightning Network transactions. The wallet is known for its security and features a number of technologies to bridge the gap between hot (online) and cold (offline) storage of the bitcoin held in the wallet.
Bitcoin Lightning Wallethttps://99bitcoins.com/goto/blwBitcoin Lightning Wallet (BLW) is an Android only, non-custodial, standalone Bitcoin SPV node with LN functionality
Zaphttps://zaphq.io/Zap is a non-custodial LN wallet available for desktop (Windows, Mac, Linux), iOS and Android. It was developed by Jack Mallers, a 23 year-old developer from Chicago Illinois
Tippin.mehttps://tippin.me/Tippin.me is a custodial LN wallet that sits on your Chrome or Firefox browser as an extension
Zeushttps://zeusln.app/Zeus is an open-source Bitcoin mobile wallet that lets anyone manage Bitcoin on-chain and lightning payments
Joulehttps://lightningjoule.com/Joule is an open-source Bitcoin lightning network browser extension.
Coinoshttps://coinos.io/homeCoinos is an open-source Bitcoin web wallet with On-chain, Lightning and Liquid support. It can be connected to your own personal node or used from a public server.
Sparkhttps://github.com/shesek/spark-walletSpark is a simple minimalistic pure Lightning wallet with web, desktop, and mobile applications.
Shockwallethttps://shockwallet.app/Sockwallet is an open-source Bitcoin Lightning network wallet, with its own built-in social networking economy
Hexahttps://hexawallet.io/Hexa wallet is a very versatile custodial lightning wallet that convinces with many features you will be missing on other wallets
Bitcoin Beach Wallethttps://galoy.io/bitcoin-beach-wallet/The bitcoin beach wallet came to fame as it was developed by and for the bitcoin community in El Zonte, the beach in El Salvador that wrote history adopting bitcoin
Chivo Wallethttps://www.chivowallet.com/Chivo Wallet is the government issued wallet by El Salvador, if you live outside of El Salvador you cannot access it
Libre Wallethttps://www.libre.org/Libre wallet let’s you win Satoshis and refer friends
ZBDhttps://zbd.gg/Zebedee is a browser wallet as well as mobile wallet specifially designed for the gaming community
Blixthttps://blixtwallet.github.ioBlixt is a non-custodial open-source Bitcoin Lightning Wallet for Android and iOS with a focus on usability and user experience. It’s currently aimed towards Bitcoiners who want to try out using Lightning Network.
Simple Bitcoin Wallethttps://sbw.appSimple Bitcoin Wallet (aka SBW) is an open-source, non-custodial, autonomous wallet for Android devices which can store, send and receive bitcoins.
LNTXBOThttps://lntxbot.comLightning textbot is a bot for telegram messenger that comes with dozens of amazing features you will definitley love
lntipbothttps://ln.tipsLighning tip bot is a Bitcoin Lightning wallet that can sends tips on Telegram and to anyone on the lightning network

The editor’s choice are:

Muun – because it’s so simple to use

WalletofSatoshi – because it’s even simpler to use

Coinos – because it has the best fee rates

Alby – because it’s great for your web experience

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