SefePal S1 V1.0.9-10006
- Added BNB mainnet coin
During the upgrade, the wallet will reset all wallet data,including the private key. Please make sure your mnemonic phrase are securely backed up and stored, and recover the wallet after an upgrade is completed.
Q: How do I know the firmware is a genuine one?
Firstly, it is important to make sure any compromised or fake firmware cannot be correctly upgraded into a SafePal wallet. Inside SafePal S1 wallet, there implements a firmware verification mechanism that identifies and authenticate every firmware that is uploaded.
For each SafePal firmware version, there will be an unique ID tagged to it.
This unique ID is created based on the SHA-256 algorithm, an advanced cryptographic hash function used for data authentications. (Click to learn about What is SHA-256?)
If you are still concerned with the authenticity of the downloaded firmware, here is the suggestion to further verify the firmware reliability:
1、Download or search for a SHA-256 hashing tool
2、Drag the firmware file into the tool obtained from previous step. Then there will be a SHA-256 ID created for this firmware.
3、Please carefully check if this ID is identical with the one shown on above. If yes, it proves that the firmware is genuine, and you can proceed with the upgrade procedure.
Q: Is this upgrade compulsive? Can I still use my SafePal wallet if I don’t upgrade?
A: No this upgrade is not mandatory. Since most of the upgrades are relating to the enlisting of new coins/tokens, it is up to every user to decide whether they need an upgrade or not. It will not impact any of the user experience if you decide not to upgrade.
Q: How do I tell if I need an upgrade in my SafePal wallet?
A: To tell whether your firmware version is an old one, please open S1 hardware wallet, go to “Settings”--”About” to check the current version. If it’s an old one compared to the one shown on the page, then you might need to read more about the “New features” of the new firmware to decide whether you want to upgrade or not.