Account

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A cryptocurrency account is a collection of transactions sent to addresses beloging to that account. An account is also a unit of privacy, because transactions sent from different accounts in the same wallet never mix, unlike transactions sent from the same account.

As other hierarchical deterministic wallets, Trezor uses account structure to organize transactions. The number of accounts supported by Trezor is not limited, nevertheless in Trezor Wallet the number of accounts per cryptocurrency is limited to 10.

See also: Labeling

Standard vs. legacy accounts

Standard accounts are the default acccounts available in Trezor Wallet for all the supported cryptocurrencies.

Legacy accounts are available for those cryptocurrencies which have introduced a new form of standard transactions like SegWit. These accounts hold transactions of the previously standard type that have been made obsolete. Although it is recommended for various reasons to use only standard accounts, legacy account are valid means for holding funds and making transactions.

HintUsers may easily move from legacy accounts to standards accounts just by sending funds to new accounts.

Legacy accounts are currently avaible for Bitcoin and Litecoin.