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Run your personal Bitcoin and Lightning Network node, self-host open source apps, cut out the middlemen, 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.





Cobo Vault





Fully Noded






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.


Install Umbrel on a Raspberry Pi 4

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

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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.

600GB+ Free space
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"don't trust, verify" on steroids.

By running Bitcoin Core, your Umbrel stores and validates every single Bitcoin transaction that has ever existed and will ever exist.

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.


introducing the
umbrel app store.

Open source self-hosted apps. Backed by your personal Bitcoin and Lightning node. Zero configuration. One-click install. On your Umbrel.

This. Changes. Everything.


BTCPay Server
Accept Bitcoin payments with 0 fees & no 3rd party
Mempool visualizer, explorer and fee estimator
Samourai Server
Private backing server for Samourai Wallet
Ride The Lightning
Powerful dashboard for the Lightning Network
Sphinx Relay
Chat and pay over the Lightning Network
BTC RPC Explorer
Simple, database-free blockchain explorer
Take full control of your Lightning node
Specter Desktop
Multisig with hardware wallets made easy
Lightning Terminal
The easiest way to manage channel liquidity
Multi-user wallet management system

Get your app on the Umbrel App Store

Use any programming language, database or framework to build your app for Umbrel, and get it in front of thousands of users on day one.

we aren’t done yet.

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.


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.

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

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

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in fact, the party’s just getting started.

There’s a lot coming up! Sign up to be notified about our upcoming features and announcements.

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