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Lightning Node Management for Android
New in version 0.6.6
- Build changes to support first F-Droid release
- Increased touch area for all scrollbars
- Changing the language no longer needs an app restart
- Added full portuguese translation thanks to the awesome community
- Added support for region specific languages (e.g. Portuguese (Brazil) & Portugues (Portugal))
- Additionally exposed language picking to Androids per app language settings (Android 13+)
⚡️ Superpowers for you and your bitcoin lightning node! Use and manage your node wherever you are. ⚡️

BitBanana is a native android app for node operators focused on user experience and ease of use.
While it is not a wallet on its own, BitBanana works like a remote control allowing you to use your node as a wallet wherever you go.
The app is designed with an educational approach, providing the user with guidance on every aspect of node operation.

BitBanana is open source and fully self-custodial which means you are in full control or your funds.

- Manage multiple nodes
- On-chain transactions and lightning payments
- Channel management
- Routing summary
- Contacts
- Sign/Verify
- NFC support
- Tor support
- 100% open source
... and many other features to explore!

The source code can be found at:


Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 0.6.6 (48) suggested Added on 2023-08-26

    arm64-v8a armeabi-v7a x86 x86_64

    This version requires Android 7.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera while the app is in use.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • use biometric hardware
      Allows the app to use biometric hardware for authentication
    • control Near Field Communication
      Allows the app to communicate with Near Field Communication (NFC) tags, cards, and readers.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • use fingerprint hardware
      Allows the app to use fingerprint hardware for authentication
    • app.michaelwuensch.bitbanana.DYNAMIC_RECEIVER_NOT_EXPORTED_PERMISSION

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