Upgrading the wallet

Sometimes, Monero goes through backwards-incompatible hard-fork upgrades.

Sometimes, wallets receive important security updates.

In both of these cases, you will need to upgrade your cold wallet software.

As your air-gapped machine cannot connect to any network, you'll be using the same method you have used throughout this guide to upgrade your cold wallet: the data transfer medium.

Go through the steps of Prepare the software again, this time, transferring the new wallet software to your data transfer medium, then that to your cold wallet.

Replace the wallet software, and now you have an updated cold wallet.