This guide will teach you how to use AtomicDEX-Desktop for trading.

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Please Note

AtomicDEX is a multicoin lite wallet, as well as a decentralized exchange that utilizes atomic swaps.

For legal reasons, the DEX function in the official version is unavailable to users in USA, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Singapore, Sudan, Austria, and Iran. There is a version that removes this geoblock that is maintained at

A trade/swap is comprised of multiple transactions and can take a few minutes to complete.

It is assumed that you have already setup AtomicDEX-Desktop and have coins in your wallet to trade.


  1. Open AtomicDEX-Desktop and login to your wallet.


  2. Click on the Wallet page from the menu on the left side.


  3. Click on the + button to open the coin list.

    Add Coin

  4. Select the coins you would like to trade and click Enable.


  5. Click on the DEX page from the menu on the left side.


  6. Select the 2 coins you would like to trade. All trading pairs are possible. SPACE/BTC, SPACE/KMD, KMD/BTC, KMD/ZEC, DOGE/DASH etc.


  7. Click on any existing orders in the orderbook or input your own Price and Volume values on the right side.


  8. Click on Start Swap to start your trade.


You are now performing decentralized atomic swaps!

You can check the progress of your ongoing trades by clicking on the Orders tab at the top of the DEX page.