Lightning Address

A lightning address is a human-readable text that replaces the need for QR Codes to send and receive bitcoin over the lightning network.

Since it looks like an email address, it is easy to share and remember. Your lightning address is an important tool for to receive bitcoin payments. That's why Alby gives you one by default, when you sign up for an account.

How you can change and customize your lightning address

Step 2: Click on โ€˜Profile settingsโ€™

Step 3: Change your lightning address and click on 'Update'

Congrats! You just updated your lightning address.

Did you know? The first part of your lightning address also serves as your username.

You can now integrate your lightning address on various platforms such as your website, Twitter, Youtube, BitcoinTV, Medium or Reddit. Have a look at this webpage to learn how you can receive bitcoin on your website and social media channels.

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