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Trezor Suite app settings

The purpose of this article is to help users configure the basic settings in Trezor Suite.

The settings menu can be used to configure and personalize basic application (Trezor Suite) and device (Trezor Model One and Trezor Model T) settings once your Trezor device is set up.

 
TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • Accessing the settings menu in Trezor Suite
  • Application settings
  • Device settings
  • Crypto settings
 

Accessing the settings menu in Trezor Suite

 

To access the settings menu in Trezor Suite, click on the gear icon in the top-right corner of the interface:

 


You will then be taken directly to the Settings menu, where you can readily change Application, Device, or Crypto settings by switching to the relevant tab:
 
 

Application settings

The application settings menu can be used to personalize your Trezor Suite experience.

Localization
 

 
  • Language: the default language for Trezor Suite in English, but you can also switch to, 
    • Spanish
    • Czech
    • Russian
    • Japanese (beta)
    • Translation of Trezor Suite into other languages is ongoing
  • Fiat currency: choose which currency Trezor Suite should use when representing cryptocurrency balances in fiat denominations.
  • Bitcoin units: customize how Trezor Suite displays your Bitcoin balances by choosing either Bitcoin or satoshis (you can also toggle between the two units by clicking on the balances displayed in Trezor Suite)

Labeling
 
 
  • Labeling: use the switch to toggle the feature on/off. Labeling lets you rename your wallets, accounts, and addresses. Labels are applied by syncing with Dropbox or Google Drive, or can be stored locally on your computer.

Tor
 
 
  • Tor: use the switch to toggle Tor on/off.
  • Tor address and port: use the box to configure the address if you do not wish to use the default settings.

Application
 
 
  • Color scheme: set the Trezor Suite color scheme to light, dark, or to mirror your system settings.
  • Usage data: use the switch to toggle submission of user data on/off. Any data you provide is anonymous, and is used solely for the purpose of improving Trezor products.
  • Application log: click 'Show log' to display all necessary technical information, should you need to provide it to the Trezor support team.
  • App storage: click 'Reset app' to revert to the Trezor Suite default settings. This may be useful if you're trying to troubleshoot any problems.
  • Suite version: here you will see the version of Trezor Suite you currently have installed on your computer. Click on the version number to view the corresponding Trezor Suite github project. If an update is available, click on 'Get the latest version' to update Trezor Suite on your computer.

Experimental features (optional)
 
 
  • Under the 'experimental features' section you can choose to leave or join the early access program, which is an easy opt-in feature that will deliver beta versions of new updates a week before their planned release date. 
  • You will always be able to choose whether to install the update or not.
  • Once enabled, an icon shaped like a star will appear in the top-right hand corner of Trezor Suite:
  • Click on this icon for quick access to early access program settings in Trezor Suite


Device settings

Use the device settings menu to customize your Trezor device, manage security features, and perform other (advanced) operations.


Wallet backup
 
 
  • Backup: informs you of the status of your backup, i.e., whether or not you've set up your recovery seed.
    • If you've already created your backup, you'll see the grayed-out 'backup successful' button.
    • If you have not already created your backup, please click on Create backup and set it up so as soon as possible:
 
 
If you are using your Trezor device without a backup, Trezor Suite will also display a red banner at the top of the screen, prompting you to create a backup.
 
  • Check backup: click on 'Check backup' to perform a simulated wallet recovery process, which allows you to check the validity of your recovery seed phrase.

A step-by-step guide for checking your recovery seed phrase is also available for both Trezor models:
Security
 
 
  • Firmware version: informs you which firmware version is currently installed. Click on the version number to view the corresponding Trezor Suite github project.
  • PIN: use the switch to toggle the PIN feature on/off.
  • Change PIN: if you want to change your PIN (or need to change it because you suspect it may have been compromised) simply click on 'Change PIN' and follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Passphrase: the passphrase feature is enabled by default, but you can turn the feature off using the toggle switch. You can learn more about using passphrases in our "Using passphrase in Trezor Suite, MetaMask and other apps" video on YouTube.
  • Safety checks: although not recommended, you can turn off Trezor safety checks and allow (potentially) unsafe actions, e.g. mismatching coin keys or enabling extreme fees. 
 
Do not edit the safety checks unless you know what you're doing!

Customization
 
 
  • Device name: use the box to customize the name of your Trezor device.
  • Homescreen: upload a custom image, or choose from the gallery, to personalize the homescreen of your Trezor device
  • Display rotation: use the North / South / East / West buttons to rotate the display on your Trezor device accordingly.
  • Auto-lock time: change how long it takes for the device to automatically lock.

Danger Area
 
 
  • Factory reset: perform a factory reset to erase all information from your Trezor device.
  • Install custom firmware: downgrade the device firmware or install bitcoin-only firmware
 

Crypto settings

  • Use the crypto settings area to enable or disable coins - just click on the coin in question.
  • Hover over an active coin to reveal the settings gear icon; click on it to access the 'Backends' menu, which allows you to setup custom backends in Trezor Suite.
  • Disabling a coin only removes it from the Trezor Suite interface, it does not cause the coins to disappear from your device.

 

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