This tutorial is meant for new Florin (XFL) users who like to install the Florin Windows desktop wallet for the first time. In this example we’re going to install Florin desktop wallet version 2.0.5. which is the latest version at the time this article was written.
Step 1Download and start installation
Download the latest Florin desktop wallet for Windows from the official Florin website. Double click on the installation file: Florin-2.0.5-win64.exe. The following window appears, select “I want to create a new wallet”
Step 2The importance of the recovery phrase
The 12 words displayed on your screen is your recovery phrase. Write it down or take a picture and keep it on a safe place! If you lose this phrase, then recovering your wallet is not possible. In other words, no phrase = no access to your Florin.
In the next step you need to confirm the 12 words. Select “Next”.
Step 3Confirm the recovery phrase
To confirm that you have stored the 12 words recovery phrase, you need to verify them by writing the words in each field. After that, select “Next”.
Step 4Choose a password
Your wallet needs extra protection by setting a password. Fill in the password and to confirm you need to fill in the password for the second time. After that select “Finish”.
Step 5Windows Firewall
In case you receive below message, just hit the “Allow access” button.
Step 6Blockchain synchronization
The Florin desktop wallet is now synchronization the blockchain. This process can take 30 minutes till 1 hour depending how fast (or slow) your internet connection is.
Step 7The result: a full working Florin desktop wallet
After the blockchain has been fully synchronized: Congratulations, you have now a fully working Florin desktop wallet!