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Run your personal Bitcoin and Lightning Network node, cut out the middlemen, reclaim your privacy and use Bitcoin to its full potential. For free.

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running a node is for everyone.

The Bitcoin network is made up of thousands of nodes that verify every single transaction in the blockchain.



Some of them mine Bitcoin too, but unlike a mining node, running a non-mining node doesn’t require expensive hardware.

connect all of your favorite wallets.

Achieve unparalleled privacy by connecting your wallet directly to your Umbrel. This ensures that your wallet company can’t spy on your transactions, or even worse — lie to you.

Electrum

Zap

Coldcard

Wasabi

Cobo Vault

Specter

Trezor

BlueWallet

Ledger

Fully Noded

Zeus

Phoenix

Sparrow

BitBoxApp

Blockstream Green

Or connect any other wallet that supports Bitcoin Core P2P, Bitcoin Core RPC, the Electrum protocol, or lndconnect.

get up and running in 5 minutes.

Install Umbrel on the hardware of your choice. After installation open http://umbrel.local to access your Umbrel’s dashboard on any device connected to the same network.

Recommended

Install Umbrel on a Raspberry Pi 4

The fastest, easiest and most reliable way to run Umbrel in just a few clicks.

How to Install

Install Umbrel on Linux

Install Umbrel on any Linux-based OS, such as Ubuntu or Debian, or on a virtual machine on macOS or Windows.

Minimum
requirements
2GB+ RAM
600GB+ Free space
How to Install

pure bitcoin.
and nothing else.

By running Bitcoin Core, your Umbrel stores and validates every single Bitcoin transaction that has ever existed and will ever exist. It’s “don’t trust, verify” on steroids.

Not only that, transacting with your Umbrel also helps keep the entire Bitcoin network decentralized; win-win!

live the future of bitcoin, today.

The Lightning Network offers a glimpse at the future of Bitcoin with ultra cheap and almost instant Bitcoin transactions.

Umbrel runs a Lightning node out of the box so you can start leveraging the power of Lightning today.

🍻 your first lightning channel is on us.

Once you're up and running, tweet us a screenshot of your Umbrel's dashboard. We'll then open a payment channel to your Umbrel so you can start receiving on the Lightning Network instantly.

we aren’t done yet.

privacy.
by default.

All services on Umbrel, including Bitcoin, Lightning and Electrum are configured to use Tor by default, thus preserving your anonymity at all times.

automatic
backups.

No more worrying about manually backing up your Lightning channels. Every time you open or close a channel, we store an encrypted copy of your backup that you can download and decrypt with your 24 secret words during recovery.

access from
anywhere.

Securely access your Umbrel from anywhere in the world using a Tor-enabled browser, even from your couch.

free and
open.

Umbrel is available for free and all of our source code is available on GitHub.

join the party.

in fact, the party’s just getting started.

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