Bitnovo - Buy BitcoinApp Store
Our wallet review process
We examine wallets starting at the code level and continue all the way up to the finished app that lives on your device. Provided below is an outline of each of these steps along with security tips for you and general test results.
Application build test result
(Analysis from Android review)
Note: There are two BitNovo apps on Google Play. Both are by the same developer: Bitnovo
Apparently, com.bitnovo.Wallet is the updated version of com.bitnovo.app which had this verdict:
The app allows users to buy, store, send, and trade cryptocurrencies. It also allows users to redeem vouchers.
Google Play Critical reviews
Most of the 1-star reviews were about the redemption of the vouchers.
★☆☆☆☆ October 29, 2021
The app is not working I can’t redeem voucher please work on your site
★☆☆☆☆ November 13, 2021
Useless. Cant redeem my voucher
The app starts out with the option allowing the user to recover a wallet. It asked for a 12-word seed phrase.
We used the seeds for the wallet we generated with:
We were successful in importing the wallet.
The Vouchers and Cards Feature
Bitnovo also offers Vouchers and Cards, that require registering with the service.
This self-custodial app does not claim to be an open source project on its website. We were not able to locate a link to the source code on their webpage. Searching Github for the appID ‘com.bitnovo.Wallet’ also did not yield any results.
Tests performed by Daniel Andrei R. Garcia
Do your own research
In addition to reading our analysis, it is important to do your own checks. Before transferring any bitcoin to your wallet, look up reviews for the wallet you want to use. They should be easy to find. If they aren't, that itself is a reason to be extra careful.