Opera Crypto Wallet Launched For iOS Devices


The Opera Crypto Wallet has been officially launched on Apple App Store for all iOS devices. It will bring Web 3 functions to iOS users, putting it on par with its desktop and Android competiters.

It combines the Opera Crypto Wallet’s functionality with support for Ethereum decentralized apps, or Dapps. In the official blog of the company, they have sent out an invitation to users to sign up for the final release of the product.

After the successful launch of their Android Crypto Wallet, Opera had said in March that a similar product for iOS devices was also in the works. At the time, it was allowing testers to check out the product ahead of its official launch.

Just like the Android counterpart, Opera’s Crypto Wallet is fully integrated into the Opera Touch browser. There will be provision for the user support to aide in everything from cryptocurrency wallet functionalities, to support for dApps and Web 3 browsing. Introducing Web 3 functionalities to iOS browser is a huge block in Opera’s plan to increase the mainstream adoption of its blockchain-ready browser. Web 3 is an umbrella for Opera’s set of cryptocurrency and blockchain products, and it already has a built-in crypto wallet for Android which supports Ethereum and ERC tokens.

Opera’s Charles.Hamel said,

“We are happy to let you know that the award-winning Opera Touch browser for iOS now features crypto wallet integration and Web 3 support. This completes our efforts to offer Web 3-ready browsers with built-in Crypto Wallet on Android, Windows, Mac, Linux and now iOS. Opera Touch for iOS lets you seamlessly interact with the next generation of Web 3 applications on the Ethereum blockchain,”

In July 2018, the Norwegian company launched the world’s first internet browser with a built-in cryptocurrency wallet with its Android mobile application. According to its own statistics, the Opera web browser currently holds nearly four percent of the global market share with over 320 million monthly active users which is only going .to increase in the future as technology gets evolved and adapter by Apple and other giants.