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Install the CLOAK Client

Installation - Windows

  1. If you are going to install the CloakCoin wallet for the first time, jump to point 6.
  2. If you have installed a previous version, please stop running the wallet.
  3. Backup your wallet.dat file
  4. If your previous version is CloakCoin 1.x, please uninstall!
  5. If your previous version is CloakCoin 2.x, you don't need to uninstall!
  6. Download the latest client from cloakcoin.com/wallets
  7. Unzip the downloaded file.
  8. Open the wallet and run it as Admin.
  9. Follow the instructions from the installer.
  10. When installing for the first time, message prompted Blockchain not found!
  11. Click OK to download the bootstrapped blockchain file, this will greatly speed up the syncronization of the wallet.
  12. Start the CloakCoin wallet and let the blockchain synchronize.
  13. Always remember ➡️ Backup your wallet.dat

If you need to reinstall the blockchain file with the auto-downloader:

⚠️ Make sure you have a backup of your wallet.dat file before removing any files! ⚠️

  1. Close the running wallet.
  2. Press on your keyboard + R and paste:
    %appdata%

  3. Windows Explorer has opened, click into the CloakCoin folder.
  4. Delete folder txleveldb
  5. Restart and it will ask to download the blockchain again.



Installation - MacOS Edition

  1. Download the latest macOS client from cloakcoin.com/wallets
  2. Extract the zip file and start CloakCoin-qt.xxxx.dmg
  3. Drag and Drop the CloakCoin-qt App in the Application Folder
  4. Start the CloakCoin-qt App! You will get a warning:

    App is from an unidentified developer!

  5. Choose Apple menu ➡️ System Preferences ➡️ Security and Privacy ➡️ Read more
  6. In Security and Privacy, you need to unblock the App by clicking Open Anyway.
  7. The CloakCoin-qt App will continue with the installation
  8. You will get a warning:

    Blockchain not found! Would you like to auto-download it?

  9. Click YES
  10. After the blockchain download, the CloakCoin-qt app will run and is fully synced!
  11. Always remember ➡️ Backup your wallet.dat

If you need to reinstall the blockchain file with the auto-downloader:

⚠️ Make sure you have a backup of your wallet.dat file before removing any files! ⚠️

  1. Close the running wallet
  2. Go to ~/Library/Application Support/CloakCoin/ and delete folder txleveldb
  3. Restart and it will ask to download the blockchain again



Installation - Linux Precompiled

Installation - Linux QT GUI

  1. If you have installed a previous version, please do a backup of your wallet.dat
  2. Then open a terminal and create a backup of your .CloakCoin folder:
    mv .CloakCoin .CloakCoin_backup

  3. Remove the old installation

    ⚠️ Make sure you have a backup of your wallet.dat file before removing any files! ⚠️

    rm -R .CloakCoin

  4. Some Debian/Ubuntu distributions you may need to install missing libs, if thats the case with root privileges do:
    apt-get update

    apt-get install libcurl3 libcurl3-gnutls

  5. Download the latest CloakCoin client from cloakcoin.com/wallets
  6. Extract the CloakCoin Linux Wallet zip file ($ unzip filename)
  7. Run cloakcoin-qt with your user account (./cloakcoin-qt)
  8. Follow the instructions from the installer.
  9. When message prompted Blockchain not found click OK to download the bootstrap/blockchain
  10. Let the wallet sync.
  11. Always remember ➡️ Backup your wallet.dat

Installation - Linux Daemon

  1. Create config directory in your Home folder

    mkdir /home/USERNAME/.CloakCoin

  2. Switch to the directory and download newest blockchain for faster sync

    cd /home/USERNAME/.CloakCoin

    wget https://backend.cloakcoin.com/wallet/v2/cloak_ldb.zip

    unzip cloak_ldb.zip

  3. Create .CloakCoin.conf file with rpcusername and password

    nano /home/USERNAME/.CloakCoin/CloakCoin.conf

    rpcusername=YOURRPCUSERNAME

    rpcpassword=YOURRANDOMRPCPASSWORD

  4. Save this file and exit
  5. Create a folder for your CloakCoin Daemon:

    mkdir /home/USERNAME/cloakcoin

    cd /home/USERNAME/cloakcoin

  6. Download the latest CloakCoin release:

    wget LINK.zip

    unzip cloakcoin-linux_x64-VERSION.zip

    rm -r cloakcoin-linux_x64-VERSION.zip

  7. Start Daemon:

    /home/USERNAME/cloakcoin/cloakcoind



Installation - Raspberry Headless (CLI) Precompiled

We choose Raspbian. Use the latest version, burn the image, put the SD Card into Raspberry Pi and turn it ON!

  1. Update the system:

    sudo apt update and sudo apt dist-upgrade

  2. Reboot after update and don't forget to change the pi password for security reasons - Install the latest version:

    wget https://github.com/CloakProject/CloakCoin/releases/download/v2.2.2.0/cloakcoin-RPi_armv7-rEvolution-2.2.2.0.zip

  3. Unzip it:
    unzip cloakcoin-RPi_armv7-VERSION.zip

  4. Make it executable:
    chmod +x cloakcoind

  5. open the CloakCoin.conf file:
    nano ~/.CloakCoin/CloakCoin.conf

  6. Add rpcuser and rpcpassword:
    rpcusername=YOURRPCUSERNAME
    rpcpassword=YOURRANDOMRPCPASSWORD

  7. Start the daemon:
    ./cloakcoind --daemon -upnp



Installation - Android

Install the latest Android wallet from Google Play



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