Get started with OneKey Classic

This guide will walk you through the process of setting up your OneKey Classic hardware wallet, empowering you with the capability to manage your crypto assets securely.

Please note: Before diving into the setup process, it's crucial to conduct a quick check of the packaging and holographic seal to ensure the integrity of your device. If you detect any signs of tampering, refrain from using the device immediately. Contact OneKey Customer Support to request assistance, and we will do our best to arrange a replacement for you.

What you'll need

  • OneKey Classic
  • OneKey App Desktop downloaded and installed
  • Recovery sheet supplied in the box


Step 1: Power on and Select Language
  • Press the power button to turn on your OneKey Classic.
  • Choose your preferred system language by following on-screen instructions.
  • Press the right button to proceed.


Step 2: Create a New Wallet
  • Select "Create" to start initializing a new wallet.
  • Select the number of mnemonic words (e.g., 12).


  • Use the blank recovery sheet to write down your 12 seed phrases as instructed on the screen.
  • Write down the "Recovery Phrase #1". Verify that you have copied it correctly in position #1.
  • Repeat the process and verify each word's correctness in its designated position.


Security Tips

  • The seed phrases are the only way for you to recover your assets.
  • Never make a digital copy of your seed and never upload it online.
  • Please keep it safe.
Step 3: Validate Recovery Phrase
  • Validate your written seed phrases by selecting the correct word when prompted on the device screen.
  • Repeat the process until "Mnemonic verified pass" is displayed.


Step 4: Set a PIN Code
  • Choose your PIN code (1 to 9 without 0).
  • If you set only 6 digits, select ☑️ in the 7th digit.
  • Enter the PIN code again to confirm it.


Security Tips

  • The PIN code is used to unlock your device.
  • Ten incorrect PIN entries will reset the hardware wallet.
  • Avoid using any devices with pre-set PIN codes or recovery phrases.
  • Contact OneKey Customer Support in case of doubt.
Step 5: Connect to the OneKey App
  • Download and install the OneKey App desktop application corresponding to your operating system (macOS, Windows, Linux).
  • Connect your OneKey Classic to the computer using a USB cable.
  • Start the OneKey desktop application and select "Connect Hardware Wallet".

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Step 6: Check Wallet Address
  • Confirm and connect your device.
  • Enter the PIN code of your OneKey Classic device.
  • Click "Receive" - "Check Address" in the OneKey desktop application.



  • Confirm on your OneKey Classic device.
  • Check the address for your OneKey Classic wallet created in the previous steps.


  • Congratulations! Your OneKey Classic wallet is ready to use. 

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