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Nighthawk Wallet

Shielded Wallet for Zcash with T-address support & Auto-Shielding technology.
New in version 1.0.25
- Fix error messaging when sending funds.
- Upgrade Zcash SDK & dependencies.
Nighthawk is a shielded Zcash light-wallet with support for Z-addresses, including sending & receiving shielded transactions, memo support & optional t-addresses support with Auto-Shielding technology.

Zcash is digital money:
- Fast and confidential with low fees — built for Internet and Mobile transactions

Choose Privacy by Default with Nighthawk:
- Nighthawk is a Z-address native wallet for preserving Privacy, funds can be sent out via your Shielded Address only.

Nighthawk is powered by ECC reference mobile wallets:
- ECC supports Zcash through research and development, engineering, partnerships and regulatory efforts.

Nighthawk is a light-wallet:
- Using Nighthawk requires trust in the lightwalletd server(that stores the Zcash blockchain) to display accurate transaction information.

Nighthawk is a non-custodial wallet for Zcash:
- You have sole responsibility over their funds stored on Nighthawk. Please immediately and securely backup the seed words upon creating a wallet.

Custom lightwalletd server in Android:
- You can change the default lightwalletd server on Android!

As a non-custodial wallet for Zcash, you have sole responsibility over its funds. Please immediately and securely back up the seed words upon creating a wallet.

Zcash is a digital currency, or cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin. (In fact, Zcash was built on the original Bitcoin code base) It was conceived by scientists at MIT, Johns Hopkins and other respected academic and scientific institutions.
More info is available at

NOTE: As a light wallet, Nighthawk requires trust in the lightwalletd server to display accurate transaction information.

This software is provided 'as is', without warranty of any kind, express or implied.


Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 1.0.25 (10025800) suggested Added on 2021-08-14

    This version requires Android 6.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera at any time.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • use biometric hardware
      Allows the app to use biometric hardware for authentication
    • use fingerprint hardware
      Allows the app to use fingerprint hardware for authentication

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