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Introducing expanded cryptocurrency support in TREZOR firmware 1.6.0

December 10, 2017


Long, at last, the expected firmware update for TREZOR One has arrived! We managed to pack many different updates into today’s iteration, mainly — but not limited to — an expanded support of cryptocurrencies. We have also implemented Bech32 and other useful features.

So, without a further a due, let’s take a look!

Firmware update 1.6.0

Make sure you have your recovery seed accessible, in case you are asked to recover your device after a firmware update. Never update firmware without your seed nearby.

The update to firmware 1.6.0 is not mandatory, meaning you can choose to skip this firmware version if you do not need its features.

Open TREZOR Wallet and plug your device in. Unlock it and at the firmware update prompt, follow the instructions. At the end of the update process, unplug and re-plug your device. If you’re asked to initialize a new device, choose “Recovery” in the right part of the Wallet interface and restore your recovery seed from your backup.

New features

Show Account Information in GetAddress

If you have ever used TREZOR for receiving larger transactions, or just wanted to make sure that the address given in the Wallet indeed belongs to the TREZOR in your hand, you have surely used “Show on TREZOR” function before.

Now, if you use the feature by clicking on the eye next to the address, you will not only see the address, but also the information about the currency and account to which it belongs. For users that double-check their addresses, this update should help to alleviate the problem with same address formats across different cryptocurrencies.

Bitcoin Gold Support

Bitcoin Gold is a fork of Bitcoin, sharing its history up until the block height 491407 (around October 24, 6 am UTC). If you have held bitcoins on TREZOR before this block, you will have the same bitcoingold balance as your bitcoin balance (at the time of the fork).

For more information, please refer to the separate article on Bitcoin Gold.

TREZOR Statement on Bitcoin Gold Fork

Expanse Support

The second introduced coin for today is Expanse. For those of you who have already been using Ethereum or ERC-20 tokens, this interface will be very familiar, as to access your EXPs, you can use MyEtherWallet. Make sure that you select the correct currency/network though, as EXP is not a token.

In the upper right corner select EXP (, and then you can continue using MEW. For more details about MyEtherWallet and TREZOR, please consult the guide in our documentation.

Ubiq Support

Ubiq is implemented in a similar way to Expanse: we will also use MyEtherWallet as the interface for TREZOR. In the upper right corner of MEW, select UBQ ( as the currency/network.

There is one difference between Expanse and Ubiq support though. If you want to store Ubiq, you will have to input the correct derivation path manually. This should be fixed fairly soon (by MEW team), but until then, please make sure to enter m/44’/108’/0’/0 as the derivation path.

Need a guide for MyEtherWallet? Feel free to consult our documentation.


The TREZOR device can sign any arbitrary data you send it. Of course, it will only do so after your physical confirmation. This also means that OP_RETURN “transactions” can also be signed, even without this firmware update.

The update will only make it more straightforward for you, as it allows the device to recognize it is signing an OP_RETURN transaction. Instead of gibberish letters, the device will ask you correctly if you want to sign the data you have entered in TREZOR Wallet or any other compatible wallet.

Native SegWit (Bech32) Support

The firmware update also adds support for native SegWit addresses, Bech32. This is only a preparatory change; we have to implement this new feature in the Wallet interface too.

NEM Support

We are also happy to inform you that TREZOR now supports NEM! We will announce the full integration once the NEM wallet for TREZOR is fully ready.

Immense thanks to our community developer Saleem who single-handedly developed TREZOR support for NEM!

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