Cake WalletApp 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
Update 2022-11-02: Apparently this product fails to build from source. The relatively old issue was not closed yet. We have to assume this product remains to be not verifiable.
Cake Wallet allows you to safely store, send receive and exchange your XMR / Monero and BTC / Bitcoin.
is an implicit claim of this being a non-custodial Bitcoin wallet but:
-You control your own seed and keys
is more explicit about the non-custodial part.
On their website we read:
and indeed, there is a source code repo.
There is no claim about reproducibility or build instructions. As the app uses Flutter and we have no experience with that, we have to stop here. Usually at this point we open issues on the code repository but they have no public issue tracker.
Tests performed by Leo Wandersleb
Previous application build tests
|14th April 2021||4.1.4|
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.